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MA in Social Work

University of Pécs
Program overview
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Pécs
September 2022

Pécs
September 2023

Pécs
September 2024

Program description

MA in Social Work

The study programme is designed to train Social Workers who are competent in Social Work practice and are prepared to introduce professional innovations while protecting human rights and representing the values of social justice. As professionals, they utilize their extensive knowledge and specific competencies on human behaviour and on social systems; thereby serving purposes of social integration, strengthening democratic relations, and promoting human development. They are able to elaborate on social issues and conduct research to work out professional alternatives; to design, manage and evaluate social services; and represent the profession in a variety of public spheres. Professional requirements are in accordance with international scientific results and professional expectations.

Admission requirements

Prerequisite

  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

Language requirements

  • English
  • Intermediate English language proficiency certificate

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the website.


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Program content

1st semester

  • Contemporary Theories of Social Work
  • Programme Evaluation
  • International Aspects of Social Work
  • Social Problems and Societal Responses

2nd semester

  • Dilemmas in Social Policy
  • Analysis of Social and other Human Services
  • Organizational and Leadership Psychology

3rd semester

  • Specialisation Module: General Social Work
  • Specialisation Module: Clinical Social Work
  • Psychosocial Counselling in Social Work
  • Social Policy Theories (Historical and Comparative Social Policy)
  • Individual Casework

4th semester

  • Analyzing Group Work Processes
  • Community Work
  • Social work field practice

Scholarships & funding

Scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the website.

Tuition fees

Tuition fee: EUR 2,500 per semester

Continuing studies

Students are prepared to continue their studies to obtain a PhD degree.

Career opportunities

The study programme is designed to train Social Workers who are competent in Social Work practice and are prepared to introduce professional innovations while protecting human rights and representing the values of social justice. As professionals, they utilize their extensive knowledge and specific competencies on human behaviour and on social systems; thereby serving purposes of social integration, strengthening democratic relations, and promoting human development.

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About this institute

University of Pécs

The University of Pécs opened its doors in 1367, making it the first and oldest institution of its kind in Hungary. With longer and shorter interruptions, UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-and-a-half centuries, not just...


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Why study at University of Pécs

If you choose the University of Pécs, you will:

  • experience a high quality of education.
  • study at the oldest university in Hungary - founded in 1367 - having exceptionally wide-ranging experience and long-standing traditions in higher education.
  • be awarded a valuable EU degree.
  • choose from our professionally relevant and high quality programs for a tuition fee that represents great value for money.
  • study in a multicultural environment.
  • enjoy low living expenses.
  • experience vibrant student life day and night in this true University City, full of bars, restaurants and cafés.
  • study at one of the largest higher education institutions in Hungary together with 20,000 other students.
  • live in a uniquely beautiful place -Pécs was awarded the prestigious title “European Capital of Culture” in 2010.
  • walk among the historical buildings in the city of Pécs, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage.
  • study in a very safe and friendly city located in one of the safest countries in Europe.
  • get a Central European experience and discover further European countries easily during your studies at UP.

Contact info

University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál str. 4.
H-7622 Pécs
Hungary

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international.pte.hu

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