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Indigenous Social Work, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Greater Sudbury, Canada| Online
The students in the Indigenous Social Work program at Laurentian University  will develop and increase their knowledge and skills to work with First Nations peoples and all communities that utilize a helping service.
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Overview

Gain knowledge and skills from an accredited program leading to registration and a license from the provincial social work body, with this Indigenous Social Work program at Laurentian University.

This accredited degree offers the knowledge, skills, and experience you need to work effectively with Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.

Develop and increase your knowledge and skills to work with First Nations peoples and all communities with two field education placements.

Learn about Anishnaabe traditional teachings, theories and practices from Indigenous faculty and staff and endorsed by the School of Indigenous Relations.

Career

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Child welfare
  • Mental health
  • Correctional services
  • Community development
  • Administration
  • Direct service delivery
  • Policy development

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • Introduction to Indigenous Social Welfare
  • Introduction to Indigenous Social Welfare and Social Work Practice
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Understanding Society
  • Indigenous Social Welfare Issues
  • Applied Indigenous Social Work Issues
  • The Helping Relationship in Indigenous Social Work
  • Indigenous Theories and Perspectives in Social Work Practice 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    88

    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:

    6.5

    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

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill:English for English language programs or French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Greater Sudbury

  • 1015 - 1620 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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