Completion Requirements

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).

Contact Information

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

Semester breakdown

Course Structure Diagram


SEMESTER 1
CodeNameECTS
AENG101BASIC ENGLISH5
ASPO104INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCES5
ASPS102INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY5
ASSO101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY5
ASSP105SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 5
ASSW103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK I5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 2
CodeNameECTS
AENG102INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH5
ASAW111ACADEMIC WRITING5
ASPC115HUMAN RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CITIZENS5
ASPS112DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY5
ASSS114SOCIAL WELFARE-SOCIAL SERVICES5
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
ASLW206PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY LAW5
ASPP202PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I5
FREE ELECTIVE5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 4
CodeNameECTS
ASCW213SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES II5
ASFW215FIELD WORK I 10
ASGW211SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS II5
ASPE210POLITICAL ECONOMY5
ASPP212PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II5
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 5
CodeNameECTS
ADVC302SOCIAL WORK IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD PROTECTION6
ASCS301COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK AND THE LOCAL GOVERMENT6
ASFW316FIELD WORK II12
ASWF303INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY CONCEPTS6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 6
CodeNameECTS
ASFW317FIELD WORK III12
ASHR314ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK6
ASST304STATISTICS6
FREE ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 7
CodeNameECTS
ASCS403SOCIAL WORK THEORIES6
ASSP401SOCIAL PLANNING 6
ASSP411SOCIAL POLICY MODELS AND EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY 6
ASSR402RESEARCH METHODS6
SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30

SEMESTER 8
CodeNameECTS
ASDE413DIVERSITY AND INTERVENTION MODELS IN SOCIAL WORK6
ASGM412GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES6
ASSR415RESEARCH AND EVALUATION PROJECTS6
SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE6
SOCIAL WORK ELECTIVE6
TOTAL30

 

Admission Requirements

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.

Courses

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 Courses211
Social Work Electives18
Free Electives11
TOTAL240

Required Courses Modules

The student must successfully complete 211 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 ADVC302SOCIAL WORK IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND CHILD PROTECTION63
2 AENG101BASIC ENGLISH53
3 AENG102INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH53
4 ASAW111ACADEMIC WRITING53
5 ASCS204COMMUNICATION AND INTERVIEWING SKILLS 53
6 ASCS301COMMUNITY SOCIAL WORK AND THE LOCAL GOVERMENT63
7 ASCS403SOCIAL WORK THEORIES63
8 ASCW203SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES I53
9 ASCW213SOCIAL WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES II53
10 ASDE413DIVERSITY AND INTERVENTION MODELS IN SOCIAL WORK63
11 ASFW215FIELD WORK I 100
12 ASFW316FIELD WORK II120
13 ASFW317FIELD WORK III120
14 ASGM412GLOBALIZATION AND SOCIAL CONSEQUENCES63
15 ASGW201SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS I 53
16 ASGW211SOCIAL WORK WITH GROUPS II53
17 ASHR314ADMINISTRATION OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND SUPERVISION IN SOCIAL WORK63
18 ASLW206PRINCIPLES OF FAMILY LAW53
19 ASPC115HUMAN RIGHTS AND INSTITUTIONS FOR THE PROTECTION OF CITIZENS53
20 ASPE210POLITICAL ECONOMY53
21 ASPO104INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCES53
22 ASPP202PSYCHOPATHOLOGY I53
23 ASPP212PSYCHOPATHOLOGY II53
24 ASPS102INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY53
25 ASPS112DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY53
26 ASSO101INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY53
27 ASSP105SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 53
28 ASSP401SOCIAL PLANNING 63
29 ASSP411EUROPEAN SOCIAL POLICY 63
30 ASSR402RESEARCH METHODS63
31 ASSR415RESEARCH AND EVALUATION PROJECTS63
32 ASSS114SOCIAL WELFARE-SOCIAL SERVICES53
33 ASST304STATISTICS63
34 ASSW103INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL WORK I53
35 ASSW113ETHICS IN SOCIAL WORK PRACTICE52
36 ASWF303INTRODUCTION TO FAMILY THERAPY CONCEPTS63

Social Work Electives Modules

The student must successfully complete 18 ECTS, from the following list of modules:
No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1 ASER419INDEPENDENT STUDY- ERASMUS STUDENTS63
2 ASES406SOCIAL WORK IN EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS63
3 ASHS405HEALTH, MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORK63
4 ASJD407SOCIAL WORK AND JUVENILE DELINQUENCY63
5 ASPD417PROGRAMME DEVELOPMENT , PROGRAMME EVALUATION AND FUNDRAISING SKILLS 63
6 ASSE418SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP63
7 ASTH413DISSERTATION 63
8 ASVG423POLICIES FOR VULNERABLE GROUPS AND SOCIAL INCLUSION PROJECTS63
9 DPSY400PSYCHOLOGY OF ADDICTION63

Free Electives Modules

Free Elective is subject offered by department of the University for which a student is qualified to register

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