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School:King's University College
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Social Work
Description:The Master of Social Work (MSW) at King's is a Direct Practice (non-thesis) program designed to develop and enhance the knowledge and practice skills of social work professionals. The degree offers two options: either a 1-year program for students who have completed a BSW degree. This program is structured to deliver graduate courses in three academic terms: Fall, Winter and Summer. Students are enrolled for 12 months although course work is normally completed by the end of June. The 2-year option is designed for students who have completed a 4-year degree in a different discipline. This program is structured to deliver foundational social work courses during the three terms of the first year and advanced social work courses during the three terms of the second year. This program is 24 months in length. The MSW degree is offered through the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies at Western University and all courses are offered by the School of Social Work at King’s University College. The MSW degree is awarded by Western University.

MSW Program Objectives:

- Educate social workers for advanced direct practice roles with individuals, families and groups.
- Develop social work administrative supervisory competence.
- Consolidate community based responses to social need influenced by social planning and social policy knowledge.
- Enhance research based competency in a direct practice context.
URL:Social Work at King's University College
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsFamily, Marriage and Other Related CounsellorsCommunity and Social Service WorkersSee More...

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    1-YEAR MSW A Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree from an accredited university; At least a 70% average in the last two full-time years, or part-time equivalent; Completion of a Research Methods course 2-YEAR MSW A 4-year Bachelor degree; Minimum 70% average in the last two full-time years, or part-time equivalent; Completion of a Research Methods course

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    Students must present both the academic as well as non academic requirements for consideration. The non academic requirements include 2 non academic references, a resume and experiences summary as well as completion of the Supplemental Questions provided with the application.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 05, 2020

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