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Social Work

University of Pecs
Pecs, Hungary
 680 Points
3 Years, 6 Months
Apply date
Oct 2022

Program Description

Our study programs provide students with critical-reflective thinking skills necessary to understand the socio-cultural context of their work. Bachelor of Social Work graduates are aware of the complexity and dynamics of social systems and human behavior. They are committed to values and ethics of Social Work and act according to the principles of social justice. Social workers promote the development of democratic social relations and social integration.

Entry Requirements

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High School Diploma (or equivalent)
English Level
TOEFL (internet based)
Duolingo English Test

Information about requirements:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Medical certificate, (please fill the document and attach the serologic test results): vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B), HEP A/B/C test, HIV test, Chest X-ray: Please attach the chest’s X-ray result (not the film!) in English/Hungarian! (not older than 3 months)

Other requirements:

  • Entrance Exam (personally or via Skype), topics: Introduction, Prior experiences (e.g. volunteering, special learning and work experiences), What major challenges did you handle?, Why are you interested in this programme? What do you know about social work?, Expectations, Future plans

Other accepted English qualifications:

  • Cambridge ESOL: B2 level
  • TELC: B2 level
  • ECL: B2 level

More information:

  • There may be an additional application fee by this University.


Year 1

1st semester:

Foundations of Social Work

Welfare and Social Economy

Introduction to Societal and Social Policy

Reflective Communication Skills Training

2nd semester:

Introduction to Empiric Reasearch

Social Context of Human Development

Special Policy Issues of Life-span Development

Contemporary Drug Policy

Year 2

3rd semester:

Professional Skills Training

Strength-based Social Work with Individuals

Societal Processes and Social Problem

Support Systems

The Psychology of Life-Span Development

4th semester:

Family consultation

Lifestyles in the Contemporary Hungarian Society

The Application of Law in Social Work

Operation of Human Services

Public Health and Epidemiology

Year 3

5th semester:

Social Work with Groups

Frameworks of professional work

Addiction Studies - Drugs and Society

Foundations of Child Protection

Social Justice and Professional Ethics

6th semester:

Social Work with Communities

Specific Fields and Methods of Social Work

Social Work with Persons with Substance Use Disorder

Introduction to Counselling

Year 4

Intensive Field Practice

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