University of Waterloo

Social Development Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Waterloo
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Human Development and Family Studies, General
Social Sciences, General
Description:Where will a mother find helpful resources for raising a child with a developmental disability? How will a new Canadian avoid working an unrelated job and find work in her engineering field instead? Want to find answers and make a difference? Learn about social issues in local, national, and global contexts, and get the skills needed to enact change.

This multi-faceted program combines courses in social work, sociology, psychology, and unique social development studies courses that bring together several areas of study. Classroom learning and connecting with local agencies will help you tailor your marketable skills and prepare you for a career in professions such as social work, counselling, education, public service, human resources, or law. Upon completing the program, you can apply directly to the one-year Bachelor of Social Work program.
URL:Social Development Studies at University of Waterloo
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,679
International: $28,241

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80

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

  •  Grade12 English 

6 Ontario grade 12 university (U) preparation or university/college (M) preparation courses or equivalents are required. Mathematics of Data Management is recommended (i.e. it will help you succeed at Waterloo but will not affect admissions)

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* 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 August 04, 2017

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