Programme structure diagram with credits


Course unit titleECTSSHW
Applied Qualitative Social Research43
Applied Quantitative Social Research43
Introduction to Studies21
Theories in Social Work32
Professional Ethics and Human Rights*32
Digitalization in Social Work32
Specialisation: Clinical Social Work  
Basics of Clinical Social Work21
Health Promotion and Prevention32
Specialisation: Social Space Work   
Basics of Social Space Work21
Social Jusitce - Participation and Inclusion32
Business Basics32
Project Management for Social-Profit-Organizations32


Course unit titleECTSSHW
Triangulative Research Project 143
Research Method Case11
Selected Research Method22
One elective from the following three courses:32
Social Work Science Subject Area 1*  
Social Work Science Subject Area 2  
System Theories Subject Area 3  
Social Work Science Conference11
Case Management - Care Management32
Specialisation: Clinical Social Work:  
Fields of Action Clinical Social Work32
Social Diagnostics21
Specialisation: Social Space Work:  
Fields of Action Socio-Spatial Social Work32
Social Space Analysis21
Context programme64
Human Resource Management53


Course unit titleECTSSHW
Triangulative Research Project 232
Evaluation and Impact Research22
Gender - Diversity - Human Rights*21
Diversity Training*11
Specialisation: Clinical Social Work:  
Setting and Intervention21
Transdisciplinary Clinical Social Work32
Seminar Master Thesis Clinical Social Work32
Specialisation: Social Space Work:  
Social Planning32
Spatial Perception and Urban Development21
Transdisciplinarity of Socio-Spatial Social Work32
Seminar Master Thesis Socio-Spatial Social Work32
Context Programme64
Development and Strategy53


Course unit titleECTSSHW
Research Trip32
One elective from the following three courses:42
Blended Mobility*  
Public Relations in Social Work*  
Current Discourses in Social Work  
Dialogue and Reflection21
Master's Thesis19 
Final Master's Examination2 

ECTS: Credit points based on the "European Credit Transfer System" (ECTS). Consistent with international standards, 30 ECTS points can be earned each semester.

SHW: Semester hours per week (SHW). One SHW corresponds to 15 instruction units each of 45 minutes.

* Course in English language

Here you can find detailed information about the Context programme of the master's degree programmes.   

Information on individual educational components

You can find detailed descriptions for each of the courses and semesters (ECTS course descriptions) for all semesters of the academic year here:

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