Bachelor of Science in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work 180 cr

From an international perspective, work with people at three different levels – individually, in groups and in the community covering issues such as human rights, social justice, children’s rights and respect for diversity.

Major challenges in a globalised world

International social work deals with involving people and making an impact on structures, facing challenges in life and increasing well-being.

Theory and field studies

As a student of the Bachelor’s programme in social work, specialising in international social work, you will acquire an understanding of individuals, groups and society. Using problem-based learning you will learn how to combine theoretical knowledge with issues and problems in the social field. The programme includes placements in the field comprising 7.5

Wide range of job opportunities

In recent years there has been a growing demand for students with a bachelor's degree in social work with an international focus. On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to apply for jobs all over the world with employers such as international aid organisations (a wide range of jobs either abroad or in your home country).

The international Bachelor's programme in social work is aimed at both Swedish and foreign students with the tuition being conducted in English. After the course you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Social Work. The programme also qualifies you for studies at an advanced level.

Application deadline January 15!

Bachelor of Science in Social Work - Specialization International Social Work is an international programme with application deadline January 15. Apply at www.universityadmissions.se.

Application information

General entry requirements, plus courses corresponding to the following Swedish Upper Secondary School courses: - mathematics course B (Ma B) - social studies course B (Sh A) - english 6 with a grade of at least Pass in each of the above.



Application *
Autumn 2018
2018 - 2021
Number of participants: 30
Location: Gävle
Application code: HIG-19901
Language: English
Pace: 100%

*) The online application at antagning.se opens approximately one month before application deadline.

Published by: Zara Lindahl Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2017-10-19
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