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Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Social Work

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


NORMAL ENTRY

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Arts Honours Social Work, applicants should have 5 ‘O’ Level passes or  equivalent including English Language and Mathematics and at least 2 A Level passes. 

Clean criminal record in line with the Social Workers Act (27:21) is also a must.

SPECIAL ENTRY

Special entry will be considered for applicants with a Certificate or Diploma in Social Work from recognized institutions of higher learning or its equivalent as well as 5 ‘O’ Level passes or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics. Clean criminal record in line with the Social workers Act (27:21) is also a must. Clean criminal record in line with the Social workers Act (27:21) is also a must. 

Clean criminal record in line with the Social workers Act (27:21) is also a must.

 

EXEMPTION REQUIREMENTS

The following students may apply for exemption from part of the courses of a programme: 

Those students who have done courses on the same level as their programme of entry from other recognized universities or colleges approved by ZEGU as having similar bodies of knowledge and units /credits. Students who qualify for exemption shall be required to take other courses in place of the ones they are exempted.


CAREER PROSPECTS

Social work offers a broad range of services at the federal, state and local levels. The  degree programme prepares students for career options in government agencies, community centres, schools, hospitals, mental health clinics and career centres administrative or research positions with public, private or non-governmental organisations as: research officers, gender officers, project planners and implementers, agents in aid organisations, social welfare officers, local government officials, civic educators, district administrators, youth officers, and project managers, among others.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

                                                                                      

YEAR 1: SEMESTER 2
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SW 101    Introduction to Sociology                                                                  
SW 102    Introduction to Social Anthropology                                                 
SW 103    Introduction to Psychology                                                                
SW 104    Introduction to Social Work
SW 105   Social Work and Social Ethics           
UWC100   Introduction to Computers
UWC 140  Communication Skills

YEAR 1: SEMESTER 2
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SW 106    Sociology of Family
SW 107    Social Change and Development
SW 108    Introduction to Psychiatry
SW 109    Deviation and Social Rehabilitation
Electives
SW 110    Social Work in Humanitarian Organisations
SW 111    Social Psychology
SW 112    Child Welfare Policy and Practice 1
 
YEAR 2: SEMESTER 1
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SW 201    Social Research Methods 1
SW 202    Social Work with Individuals 1
SW 203    Social Work with Groups 1
SW 204   Community Work 1
SW 205   Socio-Economic Development 1
Electives
SW 206    Social Stratification and Social Mobility
SW 207    Sociology of Health and Medicine
SW 208    Social Policy and Development
 
YEAR 2: SEMESTER 2
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ENT 203   Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice
SW 209    Social Work with Groups 2
SW 210    Social Work with Individuals 2
SW 211    Community Work 2   
SW 212   Socio-Economic Development 2
SW215   Social Research Methods 2
Electives
SW 213    Sociology of Deviant Behaviour
SW 214    Human Relations and Social Development               

YEAR 3: SEMESTER 1 & 2
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SW301: Work- related Learning

YEAR 4: SEMESTER 1
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SW 401    Social Work Law and Policy
SW 402    Social Work and Counselling 1         
SW 403    Gender and Development
SW 404    Child Welfare Policy and Practice 2
Electives
SW 405    Social Work and Disability
SW 406    Project Monitoring and Evaluation
SW 407    Community Health and Community Psychology                  
    
YEAR 4: SEMESTER 2
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SW 408    Foundations of Gerontology              
SW 409    Administration and Management of Social Welfare Organisations              
SW 410    Dissertation    
SW 411    Social Work and Counselling 2
ELECTIVES
SW 412    Health and Community
SW 413   Rural Development
SW 414   Population and Development

Program Structure

Semester 1
BSSW111 Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
BSSW112 Ethics and Values in Social Work
PSY101 Introduction to Psychology
SOC101 Introduction to Sociology
UWC100 Introduction to Computers 
UWC140 Communication Skills
Semester 2
BSSW121 Social Work in Humanitarian Organisations
BSSW122 Social Work With Groups 1
BSSW123 Deviation and Social Rehabilitatio
BSSW124 Psychiatry and Social Pathology
PSY107 Social Psychology
SOC105 Introduction to Social Anthropology

Semester 1
BSSW211 Social Work With Groups 2
BSSW212 Social Work With Individuals 1
BSSW213 Social Work With Communities 1
BSSW214 Social Research Methods
BSSW215 Social Work and Disability
CEN221 Entreprenuership Theory and Practice
Semester 2
ATR200 English for Professional Purposes
BSSW221 Social Work With Individuals 2
BSSW222 Social Work With Communities 2
BSSW223 Social Research Methods 2
BSSW224 Social Economic Development 1
BSSW225 Social Work and Counselling 1
BSSW226 Child Welfare Policy and Practice

Semester 1
ASW301 Work Related Learning
Semester 2
ASW301 Work Related Learning

Semester 1
ASW411 Social Work Law and Policy
ASW412 Socio-Economic Development
ASW413 Social Policy and Development
ASW421 Health and Community
Semester 2
ASW414 Dissertation
ASW422 Project Monitoring and Evaluation
ASW423 Administration and Management of Social Welfare Organisations
ASW424 Social Work and Counselling 2
ASW425 Integrated Social Work Methods
ASW426 Foundations of Gerontology

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