The training lasts for three years (six semesters), after the state exam students have the possibility to enroll into an MA course offered by the Partium Christian University.
What does a social worker do?
Social work is a profession committed to helping the community. It is suited for those who feel a calling to help people confronted with problems and difficulties, and support the underprivileged, the endangered, and people with special needs. The category of underprivileged would include groups such as: old people with low wages, large families with financial difficulties, the unemployed, people suffering from incurable diseases, orphans or abandoned children, and people with addictions.
Our aim is to train social workers who posses both the theoretical knowledge, and practical skills necessary for this profession. Graduate students can opt for a job within public or ecclesiastical institutions, non-profit organizations, as well as social enterprises. Students will also acquire skills they can make use of in different areas of our society, as well as, in activities that require constant relating to people.
What can you do with a degree in Social Work?
Below is a list of your possibilities:
- Social worker in local governments
- Employment centers, development agencies
- Social institutions: child- and family protection, eldercare, underprivileged people, people with disabilities
- Healthcare institutions
- Public service
- Educational institutions
- Private sector (business consultancy, human resources management, workforce management, etc.)
The specialization offers theoretical courses primarily within the fields of sociology, psychology and law. The basic knowledge provided in these fields is complemented with a wide-scale and thorough treatment of theoretical, methodological and practical aspects of social work. Starting with the third semester, undergraduates can opt for a more in-depth study of the following specialties: social policy, child and family protection, or prevention and therapy in social work. Approximately 15% of the training is practical training, which includes field practice, as well as, career socializations and personality development training.