New Nordic Master in Social Work and Welfare

The University of Stavanger in Norway, ECIU partner Aalborg University in Denmark, and Umeå University in Sweden combine their academic strengths to teach social work and welfare in a Nordic context.

The new course will provide a state-of-the-art and tuition-free education, taught in English, within a Nordic equality and diversity context.

Students spend one semester at each university and select among the institutions for the fourth semester thesis.

The Nordic Master in Social Work and Welfare application opens on December 1, 2016 and closes on March 1, 2017. Scholarships are available.

Throughout the master's programme, students engange in the following:

  • Monitoring innovation processes and comparing innovation in welfare services
  • Identifying new ways to develop policies that promote equality and diversity
  • Exploring power issues from both theoretical and experiences based perspectives
  • Identifying empowerment strategies for increased user participation in welfare services
  • Comparing social work in different contexts and countries and adapting best practices
  • Developing new research approaches that focus on close collaboration between research, social work practice and service users – the practice research approach

Interested? Apply for the Nordic Master today!

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