O que eu aprenderei?

This two-year international master’s programme focuses on the intersection between social work and human rights. By intertwining the two fields, the aim is to provide students with a unique perspective on human rights issues and social development in all levels of society.

The Master’s Programme in Social Work and Human Rights is shared by the Department of Social Work and the Department of Global Studies. It is one of the most applied for international master’s programmes at the University of Gothenburg. It is a full-time (120 ECTS) programme, accessible for both international and Swedish students.

During the programme, the students will achieve a deeper knowledge about social work and human rights in a global perspective as well as gain extensive comprehension of current research and developmental work in the area. Through field placement, the students get the opportunity to experience social work in a foreign country with focus on ethics, values and intervention.

The programme contains several modules including seven courses:

Social Work and Welfare Systems

Human Rights: an interdisciplinary approach

Research Theories and Methods

Social Work Practice and Professionalization

Social Work, Service Users Participation and Organisation

Globalisation, Poverty and International Social Work

Degree Report

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Social Sciences

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

Full programme cost: 168,026 SEK; First payment: 42,007 SEK
Data de início

31 Agosto 2020


University of Gothenburg



SE-405 30, Sweden

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes do(s)/da Brasil

Other English Language Requirements: TOEFL (Paper-based) For English 6: Score of 4.5 (scale 1–6) in written test and a total score of 575.

Para estudantes internacionais

A Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, or a Bachelor's Degree in related topics. Applicants must prove their knowledge of English: English 6/English B from Swedish Upper Secondary School or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.