Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements

Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 240 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.
Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00. Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.
Furthermore, students must complete 1200 hours of supervised field work.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of the Program have access to graduate studies (2nd and 3rd Cycle) in social work and to disciplines related with the discipline of social work (i.e. social policy, psychology, research, education etc).

Panagiotis Altanis
Assistant Professor
Social Work Department Coordinator
Frederick University
Address: 7, Y. Frederickou Str.
Pallouriotisa, Nicosia 1036
Cyprus
Contact

Course Structure Diagram


SEMESTER 1
CodeNameECTS
AENG101.BASIC ENGLISH2
ASAW105ACADEMIC WRITING AND USE OF COMPUTER5
ASLW104PRINCIPLES OF LAW5
ASPS102INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY6
ASSO101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY6
ASSW103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK I6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 2
CodeNameECTS
AENG102.INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH2
ASPC115HUMAN RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CITIZENS6
ASPS112DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY6
ASSO111FAMILY SOCIOLOGY5
ASSS114SOCIAL WELFARE-SOCIAL SERVICES6
ASSW113ETHICS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 3
CodeNameECTS
ASCS204COMMUNICATION AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS 5
ASCW203SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES I5
ASGW201SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS I 5
ASPP202PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I5
ASSP205SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 4
CodeNameECTS
ASCS210COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK5
ASCW213SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES II5
ASFW215FIELD WORK I 10
ASGW211SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS II5
ASPP212PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 5
CodeNameECTS
ASCS301COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK AND THE LOCAL GOVERMENT5
ASFV302SOCIAL WORK AND FAMILY VIOLENCE5
ASFW316FIELD WORK II10
ASSR303SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS I5
ASST304STATISTICS5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 6
CodeNameECTS
ASEL311SOCIAL WORK AND THE ELDERLY5
ASFW317FIELD WORK III10
ASSR312SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS II 5
ASWF310INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY CONCEPTS5
DEPARTMENT GENERAL ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 7
CodeNameECTS
ASCP402SOCIAL WORK AND CHILD PROTECTION 6
ASDE403DEALING WITH DIVERSITY : EMPOWERMENT IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE7
ASSP401SOCIAL PLANNING 6
ASSS404ADMINISTRATION OF SOCIAL SERVICES 6
SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 8
CodeNameECTS
ASCS410SOCIAL WORK THEORIES5
ASGM412GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES6
ASSP411EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY 6
ASTH413DISSERTATION8
SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

Specific Admission Requirements

There are no specific admission requirements for this Program. Candidates can be admitted to the Program only if they satisfy the general admission requirements of the University.

Recognition of Prior Learning

There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

Qualification Requirements

The Program is based on the ECTS credit accumulation mode of study. Students can be awarded the BΑ in Social Work upon completion of 240 credits. These credits are allocated to compulsory and elective courses as shown in the table below. The list of compulsory and elective courses is provided in the Program’s course structure.

Module GroupECTS
Required Courses220
Social Work Electives10
Department General Electives5
Free Elective5
TOTAL240

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 220 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1AENG101.BASIC ENGLISH23
2AENG102.INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH23
3ASAW105ACADEMIC WRITING AND USE OF COMPUTER53
4ASCP402SOCIAL WORK AND CHILD PROTECTION 63
5ASCS204COMMUNICATION AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS 54
6ASCS210COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK53
7ASCS301COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK AND THE LOCAL GOVERMENT53
8ASCS410SOCIAL WORK THEORIES53
9ASCW203SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES I53
10ASCW213SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES II53
11ASDE403DEALING WITH DIVERSITY : EMPOWERMENT IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE74
12ASEL311SOCIAL WORK AND THE ELDERLY53
13ASFV302SOCIAL WORK AND FAMILY VIOLENCE53
14ASFW215FIELD WORK I 100
15ASFW316FIELD WORK II100
16ASFW317FIELD WORK III100
17ASGM412GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES63
18ASGW201SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS I 53
19ASGW211SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS II53
20ASLW104PRINCIPLES OF LAW53
21ASPC115HUMAN RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CITIZENS63
22ASPP202PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I53
23ASPP212PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II53
24ASPS102INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY63
25ASPS112DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY63
26ASSO101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY63
27ASSO111FAMILY SOCIOLOGY52
28ASSP205SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY53
29ASSP401SOCIAL PLANNING 63
30ASSP411EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY 63
31ASSR303SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS I53
32ASSR312SOCIAL WORK RESEARCH METHODS II 53
33ASSS114SOCIAL WELFARE-SOCIAL SERVICES63
34ASSS404ADMINISTRATION OF SOCIAL SERVICES 63
35ASST304STATISTICS53
36ASSW103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK I63
37ASSW113ETHICS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE52
38ASTH413DISSERTATION80
39ASWF310INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY CONCEPTS53

Social Work Electives Modules

The student must successfully complete 10 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ASDI409SOCIAL WORK WITH SUBSTANCE USE AND ABUSE53
2ASEN416ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL WORK53
3ASER419INDEPENDENT STUDY- ERASMUS STUDENTS53
4ASES406SOCIAL WORK IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS53
5ASHR414ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK53
6ASHS405HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK 53
7ASJD407SOCIAL WORK AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY53
8ASPD417PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT , PROGRAMME EVALUATION AND FUNDRAISING SKILLS 53
9ASQC415CONTROL,QUALITY AND ISO53
10ASSE418SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP53

Department General Electives Modules

The student must successfully complete 5 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1ASPE106INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL ECONOMY53
2ASPO107INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCES53
3ASST108SOCIAL THEORY I53
4ASST109SOCIAL THEORY II53



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