Logo of University of Debrecen

MScSocial Work in Health Care

More information



Program description:
The aim of the degree program is to train professionals with knowledge and methods in the fields of health and social sciences capable of tackling both health and social related problems by performing professional, social and intersectoral cooperation. Graduates will become part of preventive activities, as well as activities targeting acute problems, and after-care. Competences – comprehensive professional knowledge through the integration of the characteristics of social work and health care, – revealing and analysing the individual and societal connection between health and social related problems, – creating and implementing developmental programs as well as independent supportive processes, – tackling complex health and social related problems, – developing and implementing social diagnosis and therapy, – determining individual and broader resources to make cooperation possible, – developing and applying social activities as part of rehabilitation, – performing team-work.

More information contact:
Maria Tóth
admission and scholarship coordinator

Programme structure

Main subjects
Year 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
Year 2
Rehabilitation, Deviance and Behaviour Disorders, Social Surroundings and Epidemiology, Fields and Methods of Health Social Work

Students should complete 420 hours of health social work field practice.

Career opportunities

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.

Not available for applying at the moment
Not available for applying at the moment
Sponsor logo
Sponsor logo