Open to:Undergraduate or Graduate Level
PrerequisitesEnglish Proficiency - Reading and Writing
Course Format:Individually Paced
Prerequisites:Typically 3 months
Course Code:SWAA
This course presents the basic values and theories of social work. Students will acquire an understanding of the beliefs, information and morals which form the base for social work practice, social work as an occupation, and the role of the social worker in current society. With the help of this course you’ll gain knowledge and understanding of the social work profession and the current status, trends, and issues in the field and relevant skills to apply the knowledge, values, and skills of generalist social work practice to individuals, families, groups, organizations, and communities.
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Introduction to Social Administration
  • Introduction to Sociological Perspectives & Theories
  • Human behavior, Growth & Development
  • Gerontology / Ageing & Society
  • Foundations of Social Policy Concepts & Perspectives
  • Social research method
  • Dynamics of work & Employee welfare
  • Social work skills & techniques
  • Principles & Practices of counselling
  • Social policy analysis
  • Community based intervention strategies
  • Housing policies
  • Education Policy, Planning & Management
  • Gender and social welfare Policy
During the tutorials or seminars, a student will work on case studies and discuss new models of business.
This course requires a properly maintained computer with high-speed internet access and an up-to-date web browser (such as Chrome or Firefox). The student must be able to communicate with the instructor via email.

This course uses an asynchronous mode and students are provided with tiered video and self-guided learning modules. Live online interaction with the instructor can be arranged. The “on-site” classroom works on standard computers and instructor-led exercises, seminars, and workshops if applicable.

Most course lectures may be viewed on mobile devices, but in some cases, assignments and quizzes must be completed on a desktop or laptop computer.
In fulfillment of the course, students are required to take the final examination, as well as an end-of-course project or research paper.

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