BA in Social Work
School of Education & Social Sciences

BA in Social Work

BA in Social Work
School of Education & Social Sciences

BA in Social Work

PROGRAM DETAILS

Duration4 years

Fees
€8,220 per year

LanguageGreek

CampusLimassol

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Qualification Awarded BA in Social Work
Level Of Qualification Bachelor (1st Cycle Degree)
Offered by Department of Psychology and Social Sciences
Mode of Study Full Time or Part Time

The aim of the program is to provide quality social work education for students and to prepare them for professional social work practice in order to empower and enhance the well being of vulnerable populations and communities at risk. The program is academic and all students are expected to complete 1200 hours of supervised field work in a wide range of social welfare agencies. It prepares its graduates for direct employment as licensed social workers and lays the foundation for graduate studies in the field of social work and social policy.

  1. Identify with the social work profession and behave in a professional and ethical manner.
  2. Apply critical thinking skills within the context of professional social work practice.
  3. Demonstrate awareness of the forms and mechanisms of oppression and discrimination and apply strategies of advocacy and social change that promote social and economic justice.
  4. Critically apply the methodology, techniques and skills of social work in relation to the stages of engagement, assessment, intervention and evaluation while working with individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations.
  5. Analyze human behaviour and development and the social environment, with particular emphasis on the person-in-environment transaction, life-span development and the interaction among biological, psychological, sociostructural, economic, political, cultural and spiritual factors in shaping human development and behaviour.
  6. Develop skills for interdisciplinary collaborations.
  7. Plan, organize, develop and evaluate social welfare, empowerment programs.
  8. Analyze and formulate social policies.
  9. Engage in opportunities that promote lifelong-learning and continuous professional growth.
  10. Use supervision effectively as part of their social work practice and personal growth.
  11. Use research to inform practice, to assess and understand problems on local and national level and develop readiness for collaboration with academic and research centers of other countries.
The graduates of the Program have the knowledge and skills required for the practice of social work at a generalist level and can provide services to individuals, families, groups, communities and organizations. Upon graduation, social work graduates can register as licensed social workers. They can be employed in the public, private and voluntary sectors and work in all social work fields.

Specific Admission Requirements
There are no specific admission requirements for this Program. Candidates can be admitted to the Program only if they satisfy the general admission requirements of the University.

Recognition of Prior Learning
There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements
Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 240 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.

Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00. Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.
Furthermore, students must complete 1200 hours of supervised field work.

Access to Further Studies
The graduates of the Program have access to graduate studies (2nd and 3rd Cycle) in social work and to disciplines related with the discipline of social work (i.e. social policy, psychology, research, education etc).
Module Group
ECTS

The student must successfully complete 211 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1AENG101BASIC ENGLISH53
2ASSO101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY53
3ASPS102INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY53
4ASSW103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK I53
5ASSP105SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY53
6ASPO104INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCES53
7ASPS112DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY53
8ASSW113ETHICS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE52
9ASSS114SOCIAL WELFARE-SOCIAL SERVICES53
10ASAW111ACADEMIC WRITING53
11ASPC115HUMAN RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CITIZENS53
12AENG102INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH53
13ASGW201SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS I 53
14ASPP202PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I53
15ASCW203SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES I53
16ASCS204COMMUNICATION AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS 53
17ASLW206PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY LAW53
18ASPE210POLITICAL ECONOMY53
19ASGW211SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS II53
20ASPP212PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II53
21ASCW213SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES II53
22ASFW215FIELD WORK I 100
23ASCS301COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK AND THE LOCAL GOVERMENT63
24ASWF303INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY CONCEPTS63
25ASST304STATISTICS63
26ASFW316FIELD WORK II120
27ADVC302SOCIAL WORK IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD PROTECTION63
28ASHR314ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK63
29ASFW317FIELD WORK III120
30ASSP401SOCIAL PLANNING 63
31ASSR402RESEARCH METHODS63
32ASCS403SOCIAL WORK THEORIES63
33ASSP411EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY 63
34ASGM412GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES63
35ASDE413DIVERSITY AND INTERVENTION MODELS IN SOCIAL WORK63
36ASSR415RESEARCH AND EVALUATION PROJECTS63

The student must successfully complete 18 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ASER419INDEPENDENT STUDY- ERASMUS STUDENTS63
2ASES406SOCIAL WORK IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS63
3ASHS405HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK63
4ASJD407SOCIAL WORK AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY63
5ASPD417PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT , PROGRAMME EVALUATION AND FUNDRAISING SKILLS63
6ASSE418SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP63
7ASTH413DISSERTATION63
8ASVG423POLICIES FOR VULNERABLE GROUPS AND SOCIAL INCLUSION PROJECTS63
9DPSY400PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION63
The student must successfully complete 11 ECTS from courses that can be considered as free electives. A free elective is considered any course offered by another Department for which the student is eligible to register
Total
240
Semesters
ECTS
No.CodeNameECTS
1AENG101BASIC ENGLISH5
2ASPO104INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCES5
3ASPS102INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY5
4ASSO101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY5
5ASSP105SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY5
6ASSW103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK I5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1AENG102INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH5
2ASAW111ACADEMIC WRITING5
3ASPC115HUMAN RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CITIZENS5
4ASPS112DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY5
5ASSS114SOCIAL WELFARE-SOCIAL SERVICES5
6ASSW113ETHICS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ASCS204COMMUNICATION AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS 5
2ASCW203SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES I5
3ASGW201SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS I 5
4ASLW206PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY LAW5
5ASPP202PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I5
6FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ASCW213SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES II5
2ASFW215FIELD WORK I 10
3ASGW211SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS II5
4ASPE210POLITICAL ECONOMY5
5ASPP212PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II5
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ADVC302SOCIAL WORK IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD PROTECTION6
2ASCS301COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK AND THE LOCAL GOVERMENT6
3ASFW316FIELD WORK II12
4ASWF303INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY CONCEPTS6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ASFW317FIELD WORK III12
2ASHR314ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK6
3ASST304STATISTICS6
4FREE ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ASCS403SOCIAL WORK THEORIES6
2ASSP401SOCIAL PLANNING 6
3ASSP411SOCIAL POLICY MODELS AND EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY6
4ASSR402RESEARCH METHODS6
5SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ASDE413DIVERSITY AND INTERVENTION MODELS IN SOCIAL WORK6
2ASGM412GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES6
3ASSR415RESEARCH AND EVALUATION PROJECTS6
4SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE6
5SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30


 
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The delivery of the program of study is supported by the following members of staff:

RankName
Visiting Associate ProfDr. Sevasti Hadjifotiou
ProfessorProf. Areti Panaoura
ProfessorProf. Maria Piper. Zafiropoulou
Associate ProfessorDr. Costakis Constantinou
Associate ProfessorDr. Loucia Demetriou
Associate ProfessorDr. Andreas Panayiotou
Associate Professor - Programme Coordinator Dr. Stavros Parlalis
Assistant ProfessorDr. Stylianos Erodotou
Assistant ProfessorDr. Nataly Loizidou Ieridou
LecturerDr. Panagiota Christodoulou
LecturerDr. Demetris Hadjiharalambous
LecturerDr. Louiza Ioannidou
Visiting ProfessorProf. Demetris Karagiannis
Visiting LecturerDr. Gerasimos Papanastasatos
Special Teaching StaffMs. Koulla Erotokritou
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