|University||University of Gothenburg|
|Academic title||M.A. Master of Arts|
|Tuition fee (per year)||Tuition free|
|Deadline||16. October 2019|
The Master’s Programme in Social Work and Human Rights is shared by the Department of Social Work and the Department of Global Studies. It is one of the most applied for international master’s programmes at the University of Gothenburg. It is a full-time (120 ECTS) programme, accessible for both international and Swedish students.
During the programme, the students will achieve a deeper knowledge about social work and human rights in a global perspective as well as gain extensive comprehension of current research and developmental work in the area. Through field placement, the students get the opportunity to experience social work in a foreign country with focus on ethics, values and intervention.
- Social Work and Welfare Systems
- Human Rights: an interdisciplinary approach
- Research Theories and Methods
- Social Work Practice and Professionalization
- Social Work, Service Users Participation and Organisation
- Globalisation, Poverty and International Social Work
- Degree Report
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score.
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, or a Bachelor’s Degree in related topics. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.