Joint Program of Social Work and Social Sciences

General information

Head of the BSW program: Prof. Shalhevet Attar-Schwartz

Coordinator of undergraduate studies: Mr. David Hasidim

Secretary for students and teaching: Ms. Hadas Sandman

Secretariat e-mail: bsw@savion.huji.ac.il

Undergraduate program secretariat – tel. 02-5882202, 02-5882190, room 310

Office hours for students: Sunday-Thursday, 09:00-15:00

 

 

The School of Social Work and Social Welfare and the Faculty of Social Sciences offer, from the 2013 academic year, a joint program for a BSW together with a BA in one of departments of the Faculty of Social Sciences. The program is open to a limited number of students according to criteria of excellence.

According to the program, students may study at the School of Social Work and their choice of an additional department in the social sciences. At the end of their course of study, the student will receive a BSW together with a BA from a social sciences department. The single diploma will be signed by both deans, and will be awarded at the degree ceremony of the School of Social Work and Social Welfare.

                                            

The program’s aims:

The program is meant for students who wish to study social work but are also seeking academic challenges and interesting combinations from the fields of the social sciences that will enrich and deepen their studies.

The additional knowledge will enrich and vary research and practice in the fields of social work and social welfare. The program will enable students to engage with intellectual and research content in a wide range of topics with practical channels of social and personal significance.

Acceptance requirements:

Excellent students who meet the acceptance cuts of both the School of Social Work and Social Welfare and the Faculty of Social Sciences are invited to apply for the program. Up to ten students, with the highest acceptance cuts, will be chosen from these candidates.

Duration of study:

The duration of study in the program is four years. Tuition stands at 400%.

Structure of study course:

The extent of study in Social Work is 96-122 credits, depending on the number of waivers the student receives from studying concurrently in Social Sciences. The student is required to take 60 credits in Social Sciences.

For details about the departments of the Faculty of Social Sciences which may be studied as part of this program, please contact Ms. Ronit Sasson, the secretary for students and teaching matters of the Faculty of Social Sciences, by e-mail to ronits@savion.huji.ac.il or by phone 02-5883447

Information about undergraduate studies in social work