Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Social Work Part-time extended
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Part-time extended
Winter Semester 2020

Course unit title Social Policies for Social Work
Course unit code 04855599
Language of instruction Deutsch
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Winter Semester 2020
Teaching hours per week 1
Year of study 2020
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2
Name of lecturer(s) Heinz ALLGÄUER-HACKL

Prerequisites and co-requisites

No specific prerequisites

Course content

Social policy is based on different targets, models and instruments. Through a comparison of different models it is possible to evaluate social services and social security systems. Relevant developments on regional and national level will be checked and evaluated.

Learning outcomes

Students know different models of social policy and social security discuss the models and are able to compare advantages and disadvantages of these models and reflect on relevant developments in social service delivery and social

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

groupwork, forum, presentations

Assessment methods and criteria



not applicable

Recommended or required reading

Badelt, Christoph / Österle, August: Grundzüge der Sozialpolitik, Sozialökonomische Grundlagen, 2. Auflage, 2001

Böhnisch Lothar, Schröer Wolfgang: Sozialpolitik und Soziale Arbeit: Eine Einführung (Juventa Paperback), 1. Aufl., 2012 Publications of the Armutskonferenz

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)

Face-to-face: Compulsory attendance: in case of absence read study regulations