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M.Sc.Social Work with Children and Youth

Tuition fee €2,875 per year
Application fee €100 one-time
Deposit €300 one-time
Registration fee $150 one-time

You need to choose student status:
Base – 150 USD
Standard – 500 USD
VIP – 900 USD
For making decisions please contact your admission manager in Baltic Center.
You become a part of student union and ambassador program automatically after you will get Base or Standard or VIP status.

*Do not forget to ask discount

Overview

The professional Master’s programme is aimed at the acquisition of in-depth knowledge in social work with children and youth, ensuring innovative professional development opportunities and preparing for scientific and pedagogical work in the field of social work or for future studies at the doctoral level.
The studies take place in well-equipped computer rooms and classrooms with modern multimedia technologies. The study programme covers biological, psychological and social aspects of children and youth behaviour, family theory, social work with children and youth in a multicultural environment and European social, youth and family policy.

Programme structure

The purpose of the applied study methods is to provide an opportunity for the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and practical skills consistent with the aim of the study programme, to improve critical thinking skills, develop communication skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team, appreciate diversity and express one’s thoughts in writing. Independent work constitutes a fundamental part of the study process.
Students master theoretical models of social work, professional development and supervision in social work, interactive methods for working with children and youth, European social policy, scientific research practice, biological, psychological and social aspects of behavior, children and youth career consultation and cross-cultural mediation.
Students acquire cross-cultural cooperation between youth, social and cultural inclusion of different youth groups, etc., develop and defend a Master’s thesis.

Career opportunities

Following graduation there are a number of job options not only in Latvia and Lithuania but in other countries as well – working with children and youth in a multicultural environment, as well as in refugee and asylum seeker centers. Potential employers – local government, social and educational centers for children and youth, children’s crisis centers, as well as the option of conducting research and continuing with doctoral studies.

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Pre-deadline
20 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Please ask your manager in Baltic Center about correct deadline for your country

Application deadline
31 Aug 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
4 Sept 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2023
Pre-deadline
20 Jun 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Please ask your manager in Baltic Center about correct deadline for your country

Application deadline
31 Aug 2023, 23:59:59
Eastern European Time

Autumn Intake

Studies commence
4 Sept 2023

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

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