University of Regina - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

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Program Information

School:University of Regina - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Social Work
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:The M.S.W. program provides an option of completing the requirements with a thesis, or a practicum. The practicum option contains two streams: the field practicum and the research practicum. Program requirements are slightly different depending on which option is chosen. Thesis students must complete five courses and a thesis. Field practicum students must complete six courses and a practicum. Research practicum students must complete six courses and a project undertaken in the field. All three groups will participate in a graduate seminar during the time they are working on the thesis or practicum component of their program. Course requirements include the following: two research courses (qualitative and quantitative research); one course which focuses on issues of social justice in Canadian society or a social policy analysis course; and one (two for field practicum students) social work practice course(s). Thesis and field practicum students will have the option to take one elective while research practicum students will be able to take two electives.
URL:Social Work at University of Regina - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,136
Careers:Managers in Social, Community and Correctional ServicesSocial WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

    A baccalaureate graduating average of at least 70% is required.Applicants with a marginally lower 4-year average may be accepted if their performance in the last two complete years is significantly higher (75% or more). An applicant is to have the academic background required to undertake graduate studies in the chosen field. Applicants who fail to meet this requirement but who otherwise meet the criteria may be admitted; however, background deficiencies will be addressed by taking appropriate courses either prior to or in parallel with graduate work. Applicants to Social Work and Aboriginal Social Work must complete a supplementary admissions information form.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Letters of recommendation, preferably from former professors or persons acquainted with the work of the applicant, and in a position to comment critically on the capability to do graduate research or course work, must support this promise of ability.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 June 24, 2018