Help people in difficult life situations. Our Bachelor's degree programme at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences provides you with the necessary skills for professional social work. Whether in child and youth welfare, social work, or migration research, this well-founded training lays the basis for modern, future-oriented social work.
|Degree awarded:||Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSc)|
|Duration:||6 semesters / 180 ECTS|
|Study places per year:||50|
|Location:||Campus Urstein, Meierei|
|Language of instruction:||German|
|Tuition:||Tuition fee Euro 363,- per semester + Euro 20.70 student union fee per semester|
|Instruction:||two evenings every week (Tuesday and Wedenesday 17:00-21:15) and 6-8 weekends (Friday afternoon and Saturday all-day)|
Why study Social Work at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences?
Our Bachelor's degree in Social Work combines theoretical action knowledge with a practice-oriented methodology. Based on the principles of pedagogy, sociology, psychology, and other disciplines, you will learn to activate and help people in difficult life situations in a solution-oriented manner. Legal and economic know-how are conveyed, as well as personal skills around delimitation and reflection in order to be able to act professionally in conflict-rich environments.
Among others, our Bachelor's degree in Social Work covers the following topics:
- Basic knowledge of basic concepts and theories of social work
- Research-oriented knowledge and corresponding competences
- Social framework conditions
- Socio-political and managerial knowledge
The most important aspects of our Bachelor's degree in Social Work
Study content and focus areas
Our training for social workers conveys theoretical and practical knowledge of social phenomena, social milieus, and the resource-oriented handling of deadlocked situations.
Through our course, you will learn about different methods of social work and use them in a contextual manner. The ability to self-reflect, which is important in the profession, is also worked upon through work in small groups and discussions.
Our Bachelor's degree programme is based on five macro modules:
- General basics
- Economic, social, and legal implications
- Reference sciences
- Theories of action & methods
- Deepening your knowledge from the fourth semester: “Childhood, youth, and family” or “Social inequality and social space”
Further education: In addition to starting your career, you also have the opportunity to complete our part-time Master's degree course in “Social Innovation” at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences.