Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Master of Arts in Social Work [Taught and Research (Mainly by Research)]
(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 10 ECTS credits from the list of elective study-units as listed here.

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

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

SWP5146 Advanced Research Methods for Social Work and Social Policy 10 ECTS
SWP5237 Practice Seminars 10 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

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

SWP5000* Dissertation 60 ECTS

* Work on the dissertation is expected to start in Semester 1 of academic year 2021-22 (October 2021) and continue up to the end of Semester 2 of academic year 2022-23 (May 2023).


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 - M.A. - under the auspices of the Faculty for Social Wellbeing.
 
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Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.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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