Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Master of Arts in Management of Social Care Services
(M.A.(Melit.))

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

In addition to the compulsory study-units, students are required to choose study-units to the value of 5 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during semester 1.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MGT5909 Evidence-Based Management 5 ECTS
SWB5001 Advanced Research Methods 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to time-table constraints.

PPL5008 Good Governance and Leadership 5 ECTS
SWP5027 Areas of Social Policy 5 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

SWP5137 Social Change and Social Cohesion 5 ECTS
SWP5206 Specialised Field Placement 5 ECTS
SWP5208 Resource Management of Social Care Organisations 5 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MGT5107 Managing Service Excellence 5 ECTS
MGT5202 Strategic Human Resources Management 5 ECTS
SWP5001* Research Professional Portfolio 30 ECTS
SWP5212 Organisational Leadership 5 ECTS

* Work on the dissertation is expected to start in semester 1 of academic year 2021/22 and continue up to the end of Summer Semester of that same academic year.



Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

MGT5087 Organisational Development and Change Management 5 ECTS
SWP5214 Quality Management and Evaluation of Social Services 5 ECTS

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to time-table constraints.

MGT5167 Project Management 5 ECTS
SWP5133 Supervision in Social Work 5 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Postgraduate Awards, 2008 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Degree of Master of Arts in Management of Social Care Services - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing and the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy.
 
Last Updated: 30 September 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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