Social Work

Master programme

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Social Sciences

A Profession and Academic Discipline

The profession and academic discipline of social work is growing in importance. Demographic developments and social differentiation is giving rise to new areas of work. As a graduate of this master programme you work in frontline social work, planning, and in applied research and development for the creation of social and health services fit for today’s society. This study programme provides you with the necessary specialisations for practical work as well as the right competencies for an activity in the scientific field.


Top Career Prospects

With a degree you are qualified to work in all areas of social work. You are especially well-prepared for advisory, organisational and management responsibilities in the social and healthcare services sector, including project planning and evaluation. In combination with relevant professional experience you have access to executive positions in the field.

Social Inclusion Research

Students are integrated into one of the research teams at the Ilse Arlt Institute on Social Inclusion Research and carry out work which forms the basis of their thesis.


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