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The following Masters Programmes are offered in the Discipline of Social Work:

[1] Coursework Masters in Social Work (Clinical Practice)
  • Family Therapy Theory
  • Family Therapy Practice
  • Management in Human Service Organizations or Advanced Social Work Theory
  • Research Methodology
  • Mini-dissertation
[2] Coursework Masters in Social Work (Welfare Policy)
  • Advanced Social Work Theory
  • Social policy and Social Development
  • Management in Human Service Organizations
  • Research Methodology
  • Mini-dissertation
Entrance requirements for the above named masters programmes are:
  • A four year Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
  • A minimum average of 60% in final year theory social work modules
  • A minimum of 65% in the final year research module
  • Evidence of advanced academic writing skills
  • Applicants with work experience in the welfare sector will be given preference.
[3] Masters by Research

Two research masters degrees are offered: the Masters in Social Work (MSW) and the Masters in Social Science (MSocSc).

Candidates are required to attend research methodology workshops and complete a research dissertation on a topic of their choice approved by the School Research Committee.

Entrance requirements for the above named masters programmes are:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (four years) or related discipline (three years plus an honour’s degree)
  • An overall minimum average of 65% in final year modules
  • Evidence of advanced academic writing skills
For application and enquiries contact:
A Luthuli
Tel : +27 31 260 2199
Email: luthulia@ukzn.ac.za

Post Graduate Application details

Title Type Author Date Size Tags
Postgraduate application form .pdf November 26, 2010 489.97 KB Download
2010 Dept Application form .pdf November 26, 2010 22.99 KB Download
Postgraduate prospectus .pdf November 26, 2010 679.67 KB Download

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