|Name of degree programme||Social Work|
|Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework||Master (2. cycle)|
|Qualification awarded||Master of Arts in Social Sciences, MA|
|Field of study (ISCED-F Code)||0923 - Social work and counselling|
|Mode of study||Part-time studies|
|Length of programme||4 semester|
|Course times||Friday: afternoon till evening; Saturday: all day; Depending on context programme attendance required at Thursday evening or in two block weeks.|
|Number of credits||120 ECTS|
|Language of instruction||German|
|Mobility window||Optional: Participation in international conferences can be credited by agreement|
|Academic calendar||View the academic calendar|
|Examination regulations and grading scale||View the examination regulations and grading scale|
|Final examination||Oral master's examination|
|Costs||No tuition fees, student union fee Euro 19,20/semester|
|Specific admission requirements||Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Social Work (at least 180 ECTS), diploma from the Academy of Social Work, social or human sciences-related study or equivalent post-secondary qualification with a psychosocial focus (conditions by individual agreement)|
|Application||Apply now - deadline for application for the winter semester: 15. May|
The diverse and complex social fields of action in our society place extremely high requirements on social work and the people who take up social work professionally. Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences is responding to these challenges, and with the master’s degree in Social Work offers internationally recognised training with the following areas of specialisation:
The degree contents enable a wide range of different focuses for your professional future, with diverse fields of action and target groups.
Students will increase their skills in the following fields:
FH Vorarlberg is unique among Austrian universities of Applied Sciences in offering students the opportunity to mix and match courses and interests. You have scope to choose the study content in the 2. and 3. semesters. You will research, push boundaries and look into areas of personal interest.
FH Vorarlberg is one of the leading research Universities of Applied Sciences in Austria. Study and research are closely linked. The master‘s degree in Social Work offers you the entrance to research and development.
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