Programs:

Social Work

Faculty of Social Sciences, School of Social Work

Social Work emphasizes the social context of personal problems. Social Workers use their skills and knowledge to facilitate change with and for people experiencing difficulties and the impact of injustice and oppression.

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Degree Details

Doctorate (Ph.D.)

Building on our unique MSW program that emphasizes the critical analysis of social policy, social work practice and leadership, the PhD program focuses on social work and social justice. It is designed to stimulate and support scholarship on the ways in which social policies and social work practices can contribute to redressing social inequalities and enhancing social justice.

Areas of Research

  • Social Work
  • Critical Practice and Policy
  • Social Justice
Length:
 4 years
Required Credential:
Master of Social Work degree.
Note: Applicants with master’s degrees in other subjects must be able to demonstrate substantial knowledge of the social service/ social welfare field and have experience of working in justice and equity-seeking services or organizations
Program Options:
Full-Time
Typical Entry:
September
Typical Deadline:
January 15th

Degree Options

Graduate Diploma (G.Dip.)Degree Details

Length:
1 year (Full-time)
Required Credential:
M.S.W. or M.A. degree. Note: In exceptional circumstances, applicants with a B.S.W. or B.A. and an A- average on senior level undergraduate courses who have extensive leadership experience may be eligible to apply.
Program Type:
Course based
Program Options:
Full-Time

Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)Degree Details

Length:
1 year (Full-time- both MSW streams) 3 years (Part-time - Critical Analysis only)
Required Credential:
Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited social work program

Doctorate (Ph.D.)Degree Details

Length:
 4 years
Required Credential:
Master of Social Work degree. Note: Applicants with master’s degrees in other subjects must be able to demonstrate substantial knowledge of the social service/ social welfare field and have experience of working in justice and equity-seeking services or organizations
Program Options:
Full-Time