Programme Description

Programme Description

University of Malta

Faculty for Social Wellbeing

Master of Arts in Social Work (Preparatory Programme)

(for courses commencing October 2020)


Semester 1

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

ECN1005 Principles of Economics 4 ECTS
SWP2650 Social Enterprise: Concepts and Methods 4 ECTS
SWP4021 Advanced Methods in Social Work 6 ECTS
SWP4051 Specialisms in Social Work 5 ECTS

Semester 2

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

CVL1017 Family Law for Social Policy and Social Work 5 ECTS
SWP2321 Research Methods in Social Work and Social Policy 2 5 ECTS
SWP3081 Management and Leadership in Social Welfare 3 ECTS
SWP3140 Social Work and Social Policy as Human Rights Practice 2 ECTS
SWP3370 Anti-Oppressive Perspectives in Social Work and Social Policy 5 ECTS
SWP3540 Community Care for Social Workers 6 ECTS

Notes: NC = Non Compensatable
Last Updated: 22 July 2020
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