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Master's Degree Programme in Social Services

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Professional Studies
Theories of Social Work and Social Work Approaches 5
Changing Operational Environment and Health and Social Service System 5
Case Management of Social Services, Network, Multiprofessionality 5  
Contemporary Social Work Research 5
International and Multicultural Social Work 5
The Quality and Impressiveness of Social Services 5  
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Master´s Thesis
Master's Thesis Design 5
Implementation of the Master's Thesis 20
Master's Thesis Reporting and Evaluation 5  
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The curriculum has been planned so that the student completes 60 ECTS credits per academic year and 30 ECTS credits per semester

Studies of syllabus is planned so 60 credits are studied in academic year. Planned syllabus may change during studies.

Master's degree in social and health care
The aim of higher polytechnic higher education is to develop working practices in the social field by providing specialized expertise in social work and service counseling. Education provides capacity for research development and social innovation, including in international settings. Education meets national (NQF) and European (EQF) objectives for higher education degrees.
Higher polytechnic education in the social field produces the title of Sociologist (upper Bachelor). A higher polytechnic degree in the social field gives you the same qualifications for a public post or position as any other polytechnic degree. The postgraduate qualification in social work provides the capacity to reform and develop professional skills in the social field. Higher education graduates can find themselves in demanding social client roles, managerial positions, service design and management, service developers and coordinators. The degree provides the ability to strategically develop an organization and to manage human resources and expertise. Graduates may also find themselves in development, training and management positions in the international labor market.
VALUE BASED ON EDUCATION AND CORE CONTENT Social work is guided by the UN Human Rights Principles. These principles form the basis for the value of the degree. 1. Dignity and justice 2. Respect for the individual's sovereignty and privacy 3. Promoting social inclusion in communities and society 4. Combating discrimination and violence 5. Poverty reduction The main topics to be studied in the training are content related to social work, disadvantage, service structures and service management. Competence in the management and development of wellbeing services in a complex and international environment forms the broadest entity.
IMPLEMENTATION OF TEACHING The degree can be completed in 1.5 years (average 2 years) and can be completed along with the job. Student guidance is done through contact and network guidance. Learning is supported by a variety of pedagogical means, in addition to personal guidance and peer and peer guidance. The pedagogical basis of education is based on the principles of lifelong learning, whereby the student has the main responsibility for the progress of his / her own learning. The Degree Program in Social Services (90 ECTS) consists of study units (60 ECTS) and thesis (30 ECTS). The basic unit of study design is a credit point, which corresponds to a workload of approximately 27 hours. The calculated number of credits in one academic year is 60 credits.