Master's Degree in Social Work in Riga in Latvia

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Social Work

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A Master's degree in Social Work is concerned with the improvement of the quality of life of a certain individual or communities. Students will combine research, crisis intervention, community organization and strategy to be able to attain results.

Latvia has both fee-paying and state-financed higher education. The country has two kinds of higher education courses. These include the academic and professional programs. There are three levels of academic higher education – bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral studies. The climate in the country favors various winter sports and recreation activities such as ice skating, skiing and ice hockey. International students prefer studying in Latvia due to its social life, arts and cultural institutions. The country’s culture is easy to adopt to.

Riga is not only the largest city of Latvia, but also a commercial and revenue generating Centre. Riga have a great cultural heritage of Latvia; moreover, this city owns many educational platforms. These platforms serve every field of educational ground from technical to business institutions.

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Master in Social Work with Youth and Children

Mykolas Romeris University
Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 Latvia Riga

The Master's Degree programme 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. The goal of the [+]

Masters in Social Work in Riga in Latvia. (joint study programme with Riga Stradins University, Latvia) Why this study programme? The programme 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 is devoted to 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. Semester in Riga Joint Master's study programme will be carried out in English language according to principles of intensive study programme, i.e. 2 weeks of intensive auditorial courses: I semester at Mykolas Romeris University + exam session; II semester - 10 days in Riga Stradins University + exam session; III semester - 5 days at Mykolas Romeris University + exam session and defense of Master's thesis. Lectures and workshops will be held face to face. Distance learning will be conducted continuously during the... [-]