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Master DegreeSocial Work

Tuition fee €3,989 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Vytautas Magnus University
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Bank Address: Gedimino pr. 12, 01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Bank Account: LT04 7044 0600 0284 8625
Bank Code: 70440

Application fee is not refundable.

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The social work master’s programme aims to prepare advanced social workers, capable to act innovatively and ethically in professional and academic fields; to use theories, practice methods of social work and supervision; to intervene in various professional fields; to initiate and implement social work research and social programs, and to support policies that promote social justice and human rights.

The learning outcomes of the programme are defined, taking into account the relevant international and local guidelines and documents, and they are compatible with Level 7 of the national and European Qualifications Framework. The contents of the second cycle Social Work study programme learning outcomes states that having completed the studies graduates will be able to:
- Develop social work research and produce social work knowledge;
- Analyse the mission and objectives of contemporary social work in the local and global context promoting human rights and social justice;
- Reflect the integrity of theory, practice and ethics in social work process;
- Analyse the interrelations between social policy, social structures and resources and design social projects;
- Critically analyse interactions between social worker and client and perform interventions in complex situations;
- Apply social work intervention methods emphasising participation of clients in the change process;
- Understand the principles, methods and restrictions of social worker activity in organisation and community;
- Reflect the learning and professional experience, professional relations in organisations and continue learning independently, developing social work profession.

Career opportunities

Graduates of the program will be able to pursue many different career options, from academia to different levels of social work practice. Graduates of the program continue their career as a social worker, working in a variety of settings within a framework of relevant legislation and procedures, supporting individuals, families and groups within the community. Their may work in the premises of various public sector and voluntary organizations, medical settings, schools and etc. Social workers tend to specialize in supporting either children and families, young people and vulnerable adults. Graduates might also work with the following groups: the elderly, people with learning and physical disabilities, young offenders, people with mental health conditions, drug and alcohol abusers, the homeless.
Graduates might seek academic career and continue studies on doctoral level in social work, sociology, education and other social science programs of doctoral studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Aug 30, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Aug 30, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States