University of Lincoln
Advanced Development in Social Work
The course is targeted at social sector professionals who wish to gain advanced practice skills and expertise, especially in international and cross-cultural settings. This is an international degree programme and students will study in Lincoln, Aalborg, Lisbon, Paris and Warsaw during the 2-year course.
Bachelor degree in social work (or related subject if social work does not exist as a university subject in your country). Professional license as social worker (if required by law in your country). 1 year of full-time work experience in the social sector. English competence equivalent to 6.5 Academic IELTS (including 6.5 in speaking and writing).
Semester 1 (University of Lincoln, UK): Critical knowledge and perspectives on society; advanced theories, methods and interventions; communication and creativity in social work; working within social and public spaces. Semester 2 (Aalborg University, Denmark): Power relations and actor perspectives; problem-based approaches in social work; field study � power relations and actor perspectives in everyday social work. Summer school (Paris West University, France): Practice-oriented research in social work. Semester 3 (Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal): Globalisation, migrations and cultural diversity; globalised social work and sustainable development; professional ethics and human rights; social administration and social entrepreneurship; social work research methods. Semester 4 (all countries): research project.
Most modules are assessed by 2 assignments, one written and one presentation or project. Formative assessment, in which assignments do not contribute to module marks, is also used to enhance learning throughout the course.
A 25% discount on tuition fees is available to students who obtain funding from their employer, a government body or international organisation to take part in the course. This will be applied as a waiver of the fourth installment of fees and is conditional on a signed agreement between the student, organisation and ADVANCES consortium. Please email the ADVANCES Coordinator for more details. The European Commission will provide a limited number of full scholarships for non-EU students and partial scholarships for EU students. These will be awarded based on academic merit and geographical background.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|European Master's||Full-time||-||22 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lincoln (Main Site)||Lincoln||LN6 7TS||East Midlands|