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Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the London Metropolitan University, in co-operation with an extended network of 37 universities and colleges all over Europe, offer the Master of Arts Comparative European Social Studies. The course leading to an English MA degree, is intended for graduate social professionals (social workers, social pedagogues, care workers etc.), as well as students with a degree in the social sciences. It offers the opportunity to conduct a comparative study and research in the field of social professional practice and/or social policy within a European context.
- MFAMILY a European Master in Social Work with Families and Children
MFAMILY is a two year master programme of 120 ECTS, jointly developed by Lisbon University Institute (Lisbon, Portugal), University of Gothenburg (Gothenbur, Sweden); University of Stavanger (Stavanger, Norway) and Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) – the four partners in the University consortium.
The course programme involves associate partners from India, Brazil, Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Bulgaria.
The European Master in Social Work with Families and Children follows the Europe 2020 and Lisbon Treaty goals of providing citizens with an excellent standard of skills and competencies needed by society at large in order to promote smart sustainable growth, social cohesion, inclusion, and employability.
MFAMILY is the first European programme of its kind to integrate a comparative and intercultural perspective.
MFAMILY presents innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to social work with families and vulnerable children and, explores the potential benefits and challenges of adopting democratic principles and empowering methods in social work theories and practice in the areas of social policy, family welfare and child protection.
MFAMILY will enable students to work effectively with families and children in a changing global context, and prepare students for careers in social work and social policy with governmental and non-governmental organizations, international organizations and private practice.
MFAMILY courses will be taught in English.
- Modules taught in English at Department of Social Work, Aarhus: Working in Contexts of Disaster or Conflict
From Spring 2014, the Department of Social Work in Aarhus invites exchange students and practitioners to take a full semester consisting of two consecutive modules taught in English:
• Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters – Social Work Responses
• Conflicts and Social Work
Both modules are aimed at students of Social Work as well as related professions, e.g. Nursing, Social Pedagogy, Social Education, Teaching, Law, Human Resource Management, Public Management and Economics.
The modules are offered to bachelor students and to practitioners with a particular interest in cross-national and cross-disciplinary approaches to disaster responses and to conflict resolution in various contexts.
Information about the new modules and application forms are now accessible through the webpage (link above).
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