Social Work

The Master's degree in Social Work is a generalised course that builds on the Bachelor's degree or an equivalent university degree. It enhances the knowledge acquired in the Bachelor's course and provides a sound academic overview of the field.

The requirements for specialists in social work have increased considerably. Today the labour market requires specialists with extensive knowledge and direct experience of the professional practice of social work. There is an increasing demand for specialists who are able to develop new aspects of social work - in strategic positions in practice, research and teaching.

Graduates of the Master's degree programme in social work are able to:

  • Cooperate across disciplines
  • Provide input to improve their profession and field
  • Analyse and assess
  • Define and solve problems
  • Research and evaluate 
  • To clearly define situations, act as intermediaries and convince others.

Skills profile