Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Master of Social Work

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

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)

SWP5140 Social Work Theory and Models of Practice 10 ECTS




Semester 1

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

SWP5136 Methods and Processes in Social Work 10 ECTS




Semester 2

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

SWP5142 Personal Development 5 ECTS
SWP5144 Social Work Professional Identity and Ethical Practice 5 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)

SWP5138 Social Work as a Regulated Profession 10 ECTS
SWP5146 Advanced Research Methods for Social Work and Social Policy 10 ECTS
SWP5148 Helping Skills for Social Work Practice 10 ECTS




YEAR THREE

Semester 1

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

SWP5201 Social Work Placement 1 15 ECTS




Semester 2

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

SWP5202 Social Work Placement 2 15 ECTS




YEAR FOUR

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)

SWP5222 Dissertation 30 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 Social Work 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Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.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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