Social work

SRH University Heidelberg

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Social work

SRH University Heidelberg

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.

Psychosocial counseling and health promotion are based on a bio-psycho-social basic understanding of health, disorder, disability and disease. Psychosocial diagnosis, counseling and treatment are based on a concept of life orientation. Preventive, curative and rehabilitative tasks of social work are always illuminated in the context of social relations. Thus, in all areas of social work in health care health policy and health promotion plays a central role.

The Master's program enables students, clients and patients as

  • mentally disturbed people
  • alcohol- and drug-dependent people
  • People in crisis situations
  • disabled people
  • Children and young people from dysfunctional families Multi
  • traumatized people
  • Migrants
  • delinquent people, violence victims and perpetrators
  • among other things,

in inpatient, partial inpatient and outpatient facilities for rehabilitation, psychiatry, counseling centers, family welfare, institutions of offenders help u. a to advise, accompany and treat.

Social work as a profession and profession can look back on a long tradition of research. Research and practice are closely linked in the master's degree program together. Students perform in cooperation with practitioners and practitioners research projects in rehabilitation clinics for addiction, psychiatric hospitals, counseling centers, institutions for delinquents help u. a by. The results of the research can lead into the final application-oriented Master's thesis.

In addition, graduates of the Master's program are taught management skills, so that they can take over responsibilities as management and executives.

How long is the program?

A successful degree is possible after 20 months.

What does the study?

The tuition fee is 670 euros per month (as of January 01, 2010).

What are the possibilities of financing it?

The study can be funded through training assistance and scholarships of various foundations. In addition, offer various financial services as a partner of the SRH University Heidelberg at the possibility of financing studies.

When the study begins

Am. 1 June of each year. Since the places are limited, we recommend early application. All applicants will be subjected to a selection process; thereby also later applications will be successful.

What are the conditions?

One of the many success factors of our university is the personal approach: Students work in small groups and are managed and monitored intensively and goal-oriented.

What is the conclusion?

They finish their studies with the state-recognized Master of Arts in Social Work with access to higher civil service and promotion law.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Oct. 2019
20 months
Full time
690 EUR
per month
Germany - Heidelberg, Baden-W├╝rttemberg
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