Course: Bachelor of Social Work (Social Work)

Social work plays an important role in society, with the social worker helping people to overcome obstacles, ranging from family counselling, criminal offences, drug abuse, abuse or physical/mental disabilities handle stress and act compassionately when dealing with others. This programme is made up of compulsory fundamental and core modules, as well as a choice of elective modules which can be selected according to the student’s interests. Practical work is an integral part of the degree from second year level. Graduates qualify for registration as social workers with the Council for Social Service Professions, A bachelors in the NSC is required

Requirements: • Minimum NSC requirements for degree entry must be met. • English, Afrikaans or isiXhosa (home language or first additional language) on at least a level 4 (50–59%).• Mathematics 2 (30-39%) or Mathematical Literacy 4 (50-59%). • Admission is subject to departmental selection.
Job Opportunities: There are employment opportunities for social workers in family and child welfare organisations, government departments such as health and welfare, prisons, hospitals, industry, the police and defence force, and organisations that work with issues such as mental health, disabilities and illnesses

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