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Social Work, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #701 (ARWU) Regina, Canada| Online
If you are passionate about helping individuals, families and communities reach their full potential, consider our Social Work programs at the University of Regina.
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You will learn how to counsel individuals and facilitate groups, analyze social policy and programs, develop and administer social programs, empower community groups, conduct social research and write organized reports.

Students of the Social Work programs at the University of Regina wishing to pursue the Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) from the University of Regina should first enrol in the 30 credit hour Pre-Social Work Program.  The Pre-Social Work program requirements must be completed in order for students to apply for admission to the BSW program.

In addition to our on-campus offerings, many of our courses are accessible online, face-to-face at Saskatchewan’s Regional Colleges, or live-streamed (at home or a college site in your community).  We offer flexible programming with full-time, part-time and fast-track study options.

Career Opportunities:

As generalist social workers, our graduates are prepared to pursue careers in addictions and mental health counseling, child welfare, social welfare, policy analysis, program administration, mediation, corrections/probation, advocacy as well as medical, school and clinical social work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues in Gender Relations
  • Social Work Practice and Human Sexuality
  • Issues Relating to Violence and Abuse
  • Anti-Oppressive Social Work Practice
  • Unemployment and Social Work

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Submit your high school transcripts
  • Submit you post secondary transcripts
  • Provide proof of English Language Proficiency (ELP)*
  • Provide a copy of your passport
  • If you have not been in school for over 2 years, please briefly describe (a sentence or two is sufficient) what you have been doing since graduation

*If you do not have your ELP yet, that is OK! We will issue you a conditional letter of acceptance if you are admissible.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2072 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2072 CAD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    690 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 690 CAD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Regina

  • 1270 - 1840 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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