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Social Work as Human Rights Profession, M.A.

Catholic University of Applied Sciences Berlin

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Social Work as Human Rights Profession, M.A.

University: Catholic University of Applied Sciences Berlin

Visit website: https://www.khsb-berlin.de/

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Application deadline

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4 Semester

Study form

Part-time studies


1800 € / Year


Social Work degree programs focus on studying communities, groups, families and individuals and working towards establishing a better functioning social environment, and solving social issues. Social workers aim to help society by promoting positive change and giving people opportunities to grow. Social Work programs typically teach subjects such as Social Welfare, Social Policy, Human Service Organizations, Political Economy, Social Services, Cultural Diversity, Statistical Reasoning, Human Growth and Development, Professional Communications, Law for Social Work, Mental Health and Public Participation, Issues in Sociology, Social Justice, Social Policy Analysis and more. Getting a hands-on experience is encouraged through service learning and practical work, in order to gain professional experience and develop skills valued highly in the field of Social Work, like organizing, analytical thinking, problem solving, multitasking, empathy, a strong sense of justice and motivation to help people and defend human rights. Social Work graduates can expect to find work in a number of fields – schools, hospitals, mental health agencies, administration, childcare, criminal justice, immigrant and refugee work, counseling, adoption, foster care, medical healthcare, community care, youth justice and many more.

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For this program, a specific bachelor´s degree is needed. Knowledge of German Language is also required. At least 1 year of Working Experience.