Social work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help improve people’s lives. Social workers enhance the fit between people’s needs and capabilities and the demands and resources of their environments. Social workers help clients identify their strengths and concerns, consider effective solutions, and find reliable resources. Through community organizing, program development, and political advocacy, social workers strive to enhance environments to be socially and economically just for all people.
The overarching goal of the Bachelor of Social Work degree is to prepare students for beginning generalist practice in Social Work. In terms of skills, BSW graduates are able to:
For sheer variety, few occupations can match social work, which offers a broad range of opportunities and settings. Social workers are found in public agencies, private businesses, hospitals, clinics, schools, nursing homes, private practices, the military, legislative bodies, police departments, courts, and countless other interesting workplaces. People who are conscientious, empathetic, caring, dedicated, and passionate will do well within this profession.
You can apply until:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
Students may declare the social work major after completing 30 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (or higher) and after completing SW 101 with a C (or higher). Students who meet the following requirements may apply for admission to the professional sequence:
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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