King's University College

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Social Work

King's University College

Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Social Work
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,904
International: $37,476


Enrolment #:50
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers


It is critical for our BSW graduates to acquire skills needed to think holistically, and to engage in the complex dynamics of person and environment interactions. Students are expected to approach practice from an informed planned practice strategy (i.e., engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation), with problem solving skills, and an emphasis on the strengths perspective. Students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to be effective entry-level practitioners through a curriculum which provides foundational tools for critical thinking, interdisciplinary learning, collaborative problem-solving, positive intellectual values, understanding of diversity, and effective communication.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) program begins in third year. Specific course pre-requisites must be taken in the first two years of university study. A formal application to the School of Social Work must be submitted by March 15 for admission the following September. All candidates for admission to the professional Social Work program (year 3 of university) are considered according to the same academic and non academic requirements.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
    Application Notes : Students admitted to King's University College must be proficient in written and spoken English. Applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not lived or studied in an English language environment for a period of at least 3 years will be required to write one of the following tests: T.O.E.F.L. (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - a written score of 580 or higher and a score of 4.5 on the TWE or a score of 85-90 on Internet Based Test (IBT) with no section less than 20; M.E.L.A.B. (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) - a score of 85 or higher with no less than 80 in any section; I.E.L.T.S. (International English Language Testing System) - a score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any section; or C.A.E.L. (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) - a minimum score of 60 is required with no part less than 60.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Work Experience
    Admission is based on a combination of academic and non academic requirements which are outlined in the BSW admissions guide: (PDF)

    * 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.

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