A.Sc. Social Work

The Associate Degree in Social Work is designed to provide training to persons interested in Social Work and other related fields to prepare them for work within communities and organizations in order to provide the necessary support needed by Social Workers. The course addresses theories, principles and practices of social work, law and legal regulations as well as human needs and behaviours. The course is offered in a 4 semester and 2 summers full time and part time to incorporate Social Work Practicum, a mandatory aspect of their training. Students pursuing the course are required to complete all specified credits in the programme, unless otherwise exempted (see Prior Learning Document) The Associate in Social Work prepares graduates with the necessary skills needed to enter various careers in a number of organizations.