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Bachelor of Social Work (Honours) degree

Entry Qualifications

Candidates with a minimum of 13 points at A level and a B or better English and Ordinary level are normally accepted for the Bachelor of Social Work Honours.

 

List of Courses taught

Level 1 Courses

Semester I

Core Courses

Code              Course Description                                   Prerequisites           Units  Weights

SOC103         Sociological Foundations                                                              12        1

CSSO101      Academic Communication Skills for

Social Studies                                                                                  12        1

SOC104         Introduction to Social Anthropology                                             12        1         

HSW115        Introduction to Social Work                                                                        12        1

PSY 100        Introduction to Psychology                                                            12        1

                                                                                                            12        1

Semester 2

Core Courses         

Code              Course Description                                   Prerequisites           Units  Weights

SOC106         Issues in Social Anthropology                                                      12        1

SOC105         Social Institutions                                                                            12        1

PSY110         Selected issues in Psychology                                                    12        1

HSW116        Introduction to Social Welfare Services HSW115                    12        1

CSSO102      Professional Communication Skills                                            

for Social Studies                                                                           12        1

 

Level II Courses

Semester 1

Core Courses

Code              Course Description                                   Pre requisites          Unit    Weights

HSW201        Socio-Economic Development l                                                    12        1

HSW203        Social Research Methods                                                              12        1

HSW205        Social Work with Individuals l                                                      12        1

HSW207        Social Work with Groups                                                                12        1

HSW209        Social Work with Communities                                                   12        1

 

Semester 2

Core Courses          Course Description                       Pre requisite            Units  Weights

HSW202        Socio-Economic Development ll              HSW201                    12        1

HSW204        Basic Statistics and Social Research

                        Methods                                                         HSW203                    12        1

HSW206        Social Work with Individuals ll                  HSW205                    12        1

HSW208        Social Work with Groups ll                                     HSW207                    12        1

HSW210        Social Work with Communities ll                         HSW209                    12        1

HSW280        Fieldwork                                                                                           12        1

 

Note: Introduction to Practical Learning entails 12 weeks of full-time practical work under professional supervision.

 

Level 3 Courses

Semester 1

Core Courses

 

Code              Course Description                                   Pre requisite            Units  Weights

HSW307        Integrated Social Work Methods                                                   12        1

HSW312        Social Policy and Administration                                                  12        1

HSW310        Individual and Social Pathology                                                  12        1

HSW311        Principles and Practice of Rehabilitation                                                12        1

HSW314        Community Health                                                                          12        1

 

Semester 2

 

HSW 380       Fieldwork                                                                                           60        5

     

Note. Practical Learning entails 15 weeks of full-time practical work under professional supervision.

Introduction to Practical Learning and practical learning assessment will be on the basis of a combination of practical performance (40%), practical learning report (40%) and seminar presentation (20%).

 

Level 4 Courses

Semester 1

 

Core Courses

Code              Course Description                                   Prerequisites           Units  Weights

HSW401        Management of Social Welfare

Organisations l                                                                                 12       1      

HSW403        Child Welfare Policy and Practice                                                12        1

HSW404        Project Planning and Management l                                          12        1

HSW411        Counselling l                                                                                              12        1

 

Semester 2

Core Courses

Code              Course Description                                   Prerequisites           Units  Weights

HSW406        Management of Social Welfare

Organisations   II                                                      HSW401        12        1

HSW409        Child Welfare Policy and Practice II                     HSW403        12        1

HSW410        Project Planning and Management II                  HSW404        12        1

HSW412        Counselling II                                                          HSW411        12        1

HSW470        Dissertation

 

Optional Courses  

 

HSW407        Rural Development l                                                                       12        1

HSW408        Rural Development ll                                              HSW407        12        1