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Our Social Work bachelor study programme is designed to prepare students for
high-level professional practice. Social Workers are employed in a variety of
multi-professional settings. They support individuals, families and communities
that experience difficulties in their lives. The programme provides students with
critical-reflective thinking skills necessary to understand the socio-cultural
context of their work. Bachelor of Social Work graduates are aware of the
complexity and dynamics of social systems and human behaviour. They are
committed to values and ethics of Social Work and act according to the
principles of social justice. Social workers promote the development of
democratic social relations and social integration.

Entry requirements:
- Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
- Europass CV in English
- Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
- Copy of valid passport or national ID
- Medical certificate, vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B,C) and HEP B,C and HIV test, chest X-ray result

Entrance exam:

Type of entrance exam:

Entrance exam location:

Entrance exam description:
Evaluation of submitted documents, online interview and ranking of applicants

Ms. Éva Kovács-Samu

Programme structure

Social Work BA study programme is a practice-oriented programme with
approximately 65% of practical training elements. The programme includes 210
ECTS and 7 semesters. The study programme comprises courses in Theory and
Practice of Social Work (75 ECTS), Social Policy (20 ECTS) Sociology (25
ECTS), Economics (4 ECTS), Social Law and Administration (12 ECTS),
Psychology& Education (20 ECTS), Public Health (8 ECTS) and an
Interdisciplinary Module (3 ECTS).

Within the area of Social Work, students may choose from three specializations:
Community Work, Addiction Studies, and Child Welfare. Most of the courses
are 4-5 ECTS each, what requires substantial individual work supported by
regular consultations with lecturers. Thesis Work equals to 10 ECTS. Electives
of students’ own preference are 10 ECTS.
Students are required to spend the 7th semester on placement (30 ECTS),
depending on their personal interests and institutional offers.

In accordance with the goals and practical orientations of the programme, as
well as the relatively high number of ECTS/course, students are required to
write reflective diaries, midterm tests or essays, and enter into joint professional
discussions. For theoretical subjects, term exams are introduced.

Career opportunities

Social Worker

Not available for applying at the moment

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States