Masters Degree in Social Work in Europe

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Social Work

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Graduates of a Master's degree in Social Work will be able to combine research, crisis intervention, community organization and strategy to attain results in the field of social work. The expected results are to improve the quality of life of a community or even a single individual.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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MA in Psychology, Emphasis in Counseling Psychology

Webster Leiden Campus- Webster University USA
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Netherlands Leiden China Shanghai Switzerland Geneva Beijing United Kingdom London + 7 more

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning. [+]

10% Early bird discount granted in the first year of study for all applications completed before March 1, 2018.

The mission of the MA in Psychology with an emphasis in counseling psychology program is to provide its participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to become competent in counseling psychology through academic and experiential learning.

The program aims at educating future psychologists who have sound knowledge of the theory and practice of counseling psychology, who are competent consumers and creative producers of social science research, who are competent in counseling practice, and who are ethical and sensitive to the cultures, values, and worlds of various clients.... [-]


Master in Special Needs Education - Counselling

Palacky University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Czech Republic Olomouc

The study is designed as a non-teaching follow-up Master’s degree, which immediately follows (and is closely linked with) the Bachelor’s degree in special needs education (particularly the following fields of study: special needs education – andragogy, special needs education – after-school education, [+]

Program description

The study is designed as a non-teaching follow-up Master’s degree, which immediately follows (and is closely linked with) the Bachelor’s degree in special needs education (particularly the following fields of study: special needs education – andragogy, special needs education – after-school education, special needs education – intervention, preschool special needs education – teaching at nursery schools, etc.), and builds on the knowledge gained in the previous study to teach skills necessary for independent educational, diagnostic, therapeutic and counselling work with persons with health disability (or other types of social disadvantage). The study offers specialization by means of selection courses, which the students can focus on. These areas include special needs education counseling designed for the family and children with health disability at an early age, special needs education counseling designed for communicative competence disorders, special needs education counseling designed for the target group of adults and counseling for non-school activities. The structure and content of the lectures, seminars, and teaching practices reflect the requirements of Act No. 563/2004 Coll., on pedagogical staff as last amended on 1 January 2015 and, in the context of non-school counselling, especially in the sector of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, the requirements defined by the educational standards relating to social service workers are respected.... [-]


Master Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Germany Berlin

The Alice Salomon Hochschule - University of Applied Sciences - in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). [+]

MA - Social Work as a Human Rights Profession

The Alice Salomon Hochschule -UniversityofApplied Sciences- in Berlin, Germany, offers the postgraduate program Master of Arts in Social Work as a Human Rights Profession (MA-SWHR). The program is realized in cooperation with:

Centrum for Post gradual Studies of Social Work, Berlin. Coburg University of Applied Sciences and Arts. Malmö University, Department of Social Work. University of Gothenburg, Department of Social Work. University of Ljubljana, Department for Social Justice and Inclusion. University of Strathclyde, School of Applied Social Sciences.

Why a program in “Social Work as a Human Rights Profession”?

In recognition of the importance of the global and transnational dimension of social work increasingly discussed with normative references to human rights, the MA-SWHR offers the qualification to cope with the issues and problems linked to the triple mandate of social work – on the local, national and international level.... [-]


Masters in Executive Coaching (AMEC)

Ashridge Executive Education
Campus Part time 2 years May 2018 United Kingdom London

The Masters in Executive Coaching is a two-year, part-time, modular, self-directed programme. It is an opportunity to review and re-launch your practice, make the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. [+]

Rigorous. Relevant. Real. Reflective.

Your pathway to becoming a fully accredited executive coach.

If you are interested in becoming a fully accredited, professional executive coach, equipped with the latest knowledge in the field, this is the programme for you.

The Masters in Executive Coaching is a two-year, part-time, modular, self-directed programme. It is an opportunity to review and re-launch your practice, make the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field.

You will develop your coaching and mentoring skills, either to integrate into your existing consultancy and coaching work or to create a solid foundation for a new coaching and consulting practice.... [-]


Master of Social Work

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Lithuania Kaunas

Master degree in Social Work provides possibilities to continue studies in doctoral programs (Ph.D.) in sociology, social work, science of education and in other social; to work as managers and as superior social workers in social security, education, healthcare, law institutions: social support departments in municipalities, social services centers, residential care institutions, day-care and community centers, nongovernmental organizations, hospitals, prisons, schools, universities, colleges, social research organizations. [+]

Competencies Acquired

Graduates will be able to:

develop social work research and produce social work knowledge; analyze the mission and objectives of contemporary social work in the local and global context promoting human rights and social justice; reflect the integrity of theory, practice, and ethics in social work process; analyze the interrelations between social policy, social structures, and resources and design social projects; critically analyze interactions between social worker and client and perform interventions in complex situations; apply social work intervention methods emphasizing the participation of clients in the change process; understand the principles, methods, and restrictions of social worker activity in organization and community; reflect the learning and professional experience, professional relations in organizations and continue learning independently, developing social work profession. Career Opportunities ... [-]

Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2018 Lithuania Vilnius Latvia Riga + 2 more

The Master's Degree program has been developed in conjunction with Latvia's Rīga Stradiņš University. Its implementation is based on the experience of education in social work in the EU. [+]

(joint study program with Riga Stradins University, Latvia)

Why this study program?

The program is based on three main basic blocks: theory (45 ECTS), practice (9 ECTS) and research work (36 ECTS). Theory study block consists of 2 main parts. Compulsory study subjects are to prepare specialists who are aware of Theoretical Models of Social Work, European social policy tendencies, able to plan, coordinate and implement innovations into the field of social service policy in accordance with modern youth socialization features, successfully organize social work with different youth groups.

Multiple – choice study subjects are devoted to the education of intercultural mediation competence that promotes dialog between different ethnic groups, enables to educate the society, especially youth, about other cultures. Block Research methods and Master's Thesis– help the graduates to justify methodologically their chosen research theme, form basic characteristics of Master's thesis, prepare particular research technique in order to emphasize the harmonization of methodological problems of purpose and research methodology.... [-]


Master's Degree in Diakonia and Christian Social Practice

VID Specialized University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Oslo

The study provides theological and hermeneutical knowledge, ethical competence, management and leadership skills, research skills, intercultural and interreligious skills, and interdisciplinary working proficiency. [+]

The study provides theological and hermeneutical knowledge, ethical competence, management and leadership skills, research skills, intercultural and interreligious skills, and interdisciplinary working proficiency.

The intent of the program is to produce graduates who qualify for both practical and leadership positions within diaconal activities and institutions as well as value-based social service agencies, whether they are Christian or public welfare based.

After completing the program you will have:

Obtained the knowledge of the theory and practice of Diakonia, as well as the professional competence required to function within congregations, institutions, and organizations. This knowledge includes a basic understanding of Christian theology.... [-]


Social Work

SRH University Heidelberg
Campus Full time 20 months October 2018 Germany Heidelberg

The consecutive application-oriented master's degree program in Social Work at the SRH University lasts two years. He ends with the academic degree Master of Arts MA (Social Work) and [+]

Master studies - Social Work

The consecutive application-oriented master's degree program in Social Work at the SRH University lasts two years. He ends with the academic degree Master of Arts MA (Social Work) and the right to promotion. Baseline 1. October of each year, the next course starts on. 1 October 2012 Design.

The development of social work in health care is today a central social significance. Healthy public tasks are increasingly becoming the focus of social work. Postmodernism society is characterized by unequal distribution of education, health and participation. The resulting social needs and problems lead to more need for psychosocial counseling and support. Psychosocial counseling and health promotion are cross-sectional tasks of professional social work.... [-]


Master in Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context

University of Eastern Finland Philosophical Faculty
Online & Campus Combined Full time 2 years August 2018 Finland Joensuu

Global focus on diverse disciplines related to education and pedagogy. Students may choose a thematic module according to their interests on adult, primary or science education. In addition, they may take courses in areas of special interest, such as, special/inclusive education. [+]

Master's Degree Programme in Learning, Teaching and Counselling in Intercultural Context consists of altogether 120 ECTS divided into orientation studies and content studies related adult education and counseling, as well as primary education, special (inclusive) education and education of science. The thematic modules can be flexibly chosen by students according to their personal interests and needs. The curriculum of the programme has a global focus and is not limited to one particular research or study field related to education. Instead it offers a thematical walkthrough through diverse disciplines related to education and pedagogy.

It consists of three sub-programmes, which are Life-long Learning, Primary Education and Science Education.... [-]


Master's Degree In Intervention And Family, Social And Community Mediation

Universidad de La Laguna
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The present title of Master in Intervention and Family, Social and Community Mediation responds to the need to continue counting on a space of interdisciplinary academic formation of the future professionals in the promotion of the human development throughout the life and in their familiar surroundings, social and community levels through intervention and mediation strategies. This training is also a demanded demand from public and private institutions, which must give an adequate response to the changes that the family is experiencing in today's society, such as the emergence of new forms of family, the need to reconcile family life and work, greater sensitivity to situations of child abuse and neglect, and gender violence and the support needs of immigrant families, among others. Also, these professionals must respond to the crisis of contemporary societies that manifest themselves in many ways. [+]

The present title of Master in Intervention and Family, Social and Community Mediation responds to the need to continue counting on a space of interdisciplinary academic formation of the future professionals in the promotion of the human development throughout the life and in their familiar surroundings, social and community levels through intervention and mediation strategies. This training is also a demanded demand from public and private institutions, which must give an adequate response to the changes that the family is experiencing in today's society, such as the emergence of new forms of family, the need to reconcile family life and work, greater sensitivity to situations of child abuse and neglect, and gender violence and the support needs of immigrant families, among others. Also, these professionals must respond to the crisis of contemporary societies that manifest themselves in many ways.... [-]


Master's Degree In Intervention And Family Mediation

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Castellón

This is a master focused on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes through the use of preventive strategies and intervention-mediation family based on scientific research, promote the development processes of people throughout life various contexts, conventional or unconventional family in transition situations, stress, vulnerability, abuse and / or risk. [+]

This is a master focused on the acquisition of knowledge, skills and attitudes through the use of preventive strategies and intervention-mediation family based on scientific research, promote the development processes of people throughout life various contexts, conventional or unconventional family in transition situations, stress, vulnerability, abuse and / or risk.

Coordination: Juan Francisco García Bacete. Department of Psychology, Education, Social and Methodology. UJI. Number of credits: 60 ECTS credits Duration: one academic year (September 2017 / September 2018) Mode: (September 2017 / September 2018) Language of teaching: Spanish Price: pending publication (2016: € 46.20 / credits) [-]

Master in Career Guidance and Counseling

European University Cyprus
Campus or Online Full time 18 months September 2018 Cyprus Nicosia

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and in career development and growth. [+]

The program seeks to provide a high level of scientific knowledge to prepare qualified scientists who will help individuals in career planning, professional and educational guidance, and in career development and growth.

Employment Opportunities

Career Guidance and Counselling in the public and private education sector, Youth and Employment Programs, Human Resource sector, freelance consultant.

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Master's Degree in Systemic Family Therapy

Universidad Pontificia Comillas
Campus Full time 1 year January 2019 Spain Madrid

This program is aimed at psychologists working towards the Official Master's Degree in General Health Psychology, as well as other psychologists or doctors who wish to obtain a specialization in systemic interventions in their respective fields, those interested in understanding relational problems affecting individuals, couples and families in a social context. [+]

Máster en Terapia Familiar Sistémica

Como consecuencia de la regulación de la profesión de Psicólogo General Sanitario (Disposición adicional séptima de la Ley General de Salud Pública de octubre de 2011 sobre la regulación de la psicología en el ámbito sanitario), los alumnos que desean ejercer la psicología en el ámbito sanitario o clínico deben cursar el Máster profesionalizante (MPGS) o bien especializarse a través de la vía de Psicólogo Especialista en Psicología Clínica (PIR). Ambas opciones ofrecen una formación completa y amplia en cuestiones generales de la profesión de psicólogo clínico o sanitario, pero son muchos los alumnos que desean además una preparación más específica y profunda en intervención terapéutica con niños, adolescentes, parejas y familias.... [-]


European Master in Social Work with Families and Children

University of Stavanger
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Stavanger

This Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY is a two year Master's program of 120 ECTS. The program has been developed by University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of Stavanger (Norway) and Makerere University (Uganda). [+]

European Master in Social Work with Families and ChildrenThis Erasmus Mundus MFAMILY is a two year Master's program of 120 ECTS. The program has been developed by University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal), University of Gothenburg (Sweden), University of Stavanger (Norway) and Makerere University (Uganda). MFAMILY is also proud of the active participation of 26 associate partners, 8 of which are higher education institutions from several continents. This gives the program a truly global character, and a great potential to respond to needs in skills development, teaching, research and employability in the area of social work with children and families. This Master's program addresses the improvement of knowledge and skills for people working with interventions for vulnerable children and marginalized families. MFAMILY will develop an education that will provide unique knowledge and innovative competencies for international comparative child and family social work. Students will be updated on the latest research and practices on social work interventions for vulnerable children and families.The program aims to enhance postgraduate students’ employability by helping to improve their skills as well as their theoretical knowledge. Students will be well equipped to implement EU plans to protect children from violence, as well as to help deal with the pressure many modern families experiences. The students will hold unique competencies that are demanded from local and national governmental institutions as well as from NGOs and private actors in the field of social work and social welfare. The qualified students from MFAMILY will represent a group with expert knowledge... [-]


Master of Social Work

Free International University of Moldova
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Moldova Chisinau

The MSW / "Social Expert" Program at ULIM shapes professionals, in the social work profession, who can address complex social problems and respond globally to individual needs. [+]

Master of Social Work (MSW) – Social Expert Program

Mission:

Training social workers in the Republic of Moldova using a global perspective.

Purpose:

The MSW / "Social Expert" Program at ULIM shapes professionals, in the social work profession, who can address complex social problems and respond globally to individual needs.

Goals:

Training entry-level and experienced social work professionals to practice according to the international standards within multi-cultural global environment on micro, mezzo, and macro levels. Emphasizing global agenda, research, collaborative and experiential learning as aspects of the curriculum.

Background:

The Master of Social Work Program at ULIM was conceptualized by a consortium of four universities from Moldova and six from the United States. The curriculum was designed specifically for social workers who address needs and problems within the post-Soviet world but with a generalist global applicability. The program has been designed considering the latest pedagogical knowledge and technology combined with the experience of an international team of faculty.... [-]