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Social Work in Health Care, MSc

Faculty: Health
 
Academic discipline: Medical and Health Sciences
Qualification: Social Worker in Health Care

Starting date: September

Language requirements: English language proficiency (CEFR level B2, assessed at the compulsory entrance interview)

Academic requirements: high school certificate; relevant BSc degree; entrance interview
 
Duration: 4 semesters
ECTS: 120
 
Tuition fee: 5,000 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

 
Short description: 
The aim of the degree program is to train professionals who, equipped with knowledge and methods gained about the fields of health and social sciences, are able to tackle both health-related and social problems by performing professional, social and intersectoral cooperation. Graduates will become part of preventive activities as well as activities targeting acute problems and follow-up care.
 
Lecture, seminar: 36%
Practice: 64%
 
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Year Main subjects
1 Basics of Health Sciences, Health Management Studies, Health Psychology and Mental Hygiene, Health Policy, Sociology of Health, Clients and Methods of Social Work, Health and Pension Insurance Systems, Quality Assurance in Social and Health Systems, Applied Research Methodology, Health and Social Law
2 Rehabilitation, Deviance and Behaviour Disorders, Social Surroundings and Epidemiology, Fields and Methods of Health Social Work

 

Internship, practice: Students should complete 420 hours of health social work field practice.
 
For further detailed information about the curriculum and subject requirements please check the course Bulletin.
 
Career prospects: Graduates with health social work master’s degree will find jobs in institutions and services which provide comprehensive health and social care using inter-professional and broadened competencies for the benefit of clients and patients. These include elderly homes, hospice care, and institutions for addicts, disabled people or psychiatric patients. They can also continue their studies in doctoral school.

 

 

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