Social Work

Social work as a field of study:
Social work is a single-discipline study aimed at preparing professionals for the field of social work at all levels. It is structured as a second level of higher education - 4 semesters in full-time form and 6 semesters in external form (M.Sc.). The study in Social Work prepares university-educated, independent workers capable of providing, coordinating and directly delivering social care and social services for all groups of the population in need of social assistance.
Social work as a scientific discipline:
Social work is a multidisciplinary field of scientific knowledge that deals with the scientific understanding of social problems - their origins, causes, possible solutions, the question of the responsibility of the citizen and the state, the optimal level and forms of assistance for the individual, group or community.
Social work as a practical field:
Social work as an everyday field of practical implementation by special working methods helps in coping with such socially problematic situations of citizens as: the need for the implementation of family care, including forms of substitute family care, assistance in dealing with material need, assistance and support for disabled citizens, assistance and support for senior citizens, assistance and support for unemployed citizens, work with children with behavioural disorders, work with citizens in penitentiary and post-penitentiary care, work with dependent citizens, etc.
The study programme is therefore aimed at acquiring the knowledge and skills that entitle the graduate of the study: to carry out practical social work in institutions, to organise, manage and ensure the development of social work focused mainly on the following sections: social prevention, social counselling, social services, social protection, mediation, supervision, management, work in professional multidisciplinary teams, participate in research in social work, monitor, evaluate and propose solutions to serious socio-pathological phenomena in society such as unemployment, poverty, crime, etc.
The scope of study consists of theoretical lectures, social-psychological trainings, professional practice, training focused on psychology, philosophy and ethics, pedagogy, law, sociology, but also on a selected range of information from health-oriented subjects, which form the so-called "social psychology". This includes a broader general basis of study and professional subjects aimed at acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills in the field of social services, social counselling and prevention of social protection, planning and development of the social network, organisation and management of the social assistance system and provision of social care, the theory and methods of social work. Teaching takes place in the form of lectures, exercises, seminar exercises, case study seminars, training in basic social-psychological skills.



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Conditions of admission
  1. Higher education I. (Bc.) degree studies completed by state examination.
  2. Completed application form for university studies (form: purchase at ŠEVT or download http://www.minedu.sk/prihlaska-na-vysokoskolske-studium-magisterske-inzinierske---druhy-stupen/ contains:
  • certified copy of the diploma (graduates of St. Elizabeth's College and SP will supply an uncertified copy)
  • certified copy of the certificate of state examination (graduates of the VŠZ and SP St. Elizabeth's shall provide an uncertified copy),

    Applicants who will take the state examination after the deadline for the submission of applications shall provide the diploma (certified copy) and the certificate of state examination (certified copy) additionally (§ 58 (1) of Act No. 455/2012 Coll., Art.455/2012 Coll., Art. amending Act no. 131/2002 Coll. on Higher Education as amended) before the enrolment deadline, so that a decision on admission to study can be sent.
    Without submitting a certified copy of the diploma and a certified copy of the certificate of state examination, the applicant will not be enrolled in the study (§ 59 (3) of Act No. 455/2012 Coll., as amended), the applicant will not be admitted to study (§ 59 (3) of Act No. 455/2012 Coll., as amended). amending Act No. 131/2002 Coll. on higher education as amended).
  • proof of passed examinations and credits for bachelor's studies (not valid for graduates of VŠZaSP St. Elizabeth)
  • student applicants who have studied at a foreign university - Decision on recognition of the equivalence of the document on education (photocopy of the decision must be officially certified) and at the same time provide an uncertified copy of the foreign document on education,
  • Curriculum Vitae (signed)
  • certificate of medical fitness to practise - from a doctor (for medical disciplines only)
  • the applicant for the external form of study shall indicate in the application form on page 2 the details of employment
  • proof of payment by deposit into an account

General information about the admission procedure:

  • the college reserves the right not to open the first year of a programme of study for which insufficient applicants have applied
  • an applicant who has paid the admissions fee, has been sent an admission decision and does not enrol will not be refunded
  • the fee will also not be refunded to applicants who are not admitted on the basis of an incomplete application
  • the registered application form with documents remains on file and in the archives of the college - it is not returned

Specific conditions of admission:

University Studies I. (Bc.) degree studies completed by state examination in the study field of Social Work or in a related study field: sociology, social pedagogy, andragogy, social psychology, therapeutic pedagogy.



Additional information

The school does not accept electronic applications !

Undergraduate applicationsshould be sent to:

St. Elizabeth's College of Health and Social Work

Study Department

Palackého No. 1, P. O. BOX 104

810 00 Bratislava

In person submission of the application:

Delivery office of the University of St. Elizabeth, Nám. 1. mája č. 1, Bratislava

Contact the study department:

PhDr. Eva Vršková

Deputy Head of the Study Department

Tel.: 0911 565 137

e-mail: vrskova@vssvalzbety.sk



Without entrance examinations
yes

Conditions of admission without the entrance exam

Admission interviews are held only for selected study programmes - as specified in the Specific Conditions of Admission.



General information on the admission exam

Admission interviews are held only for selected study programmes - as specified in the Specific Conditions of Admission.



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Annual tuition fees
Standard length of study: 750 €
Study longer than the standard length of study program, parallel studies: 750 €

The fee for admission procedure
application form: 50 €
E-application form: 50 €

Billing information

The University of St. Elizabeth Reduces tuition fees in the winter semester of the 1st year of study in the academic year 2022/2023

  • o for those interested in studying 1. (Bc.) degree (except for the workplace in Příbram), who send the application file by 28.2.2022
    - o 20% - in the full-time form of study
    -
    o 10% - in the part-time form of study
  • o for those interested in studying 2. (Mgr.) degree who send the application file by 31.5.2022 by 20 %

ACCOUNT NUMBER, BANK, VS:

  1. Account number:
    IBAN: SK02 1100 0000 0026 2674 8634
    BIC (SWIFT): TATRSKBX
    Bank address: Tatra banka, a.s.
    , Hodžovo nám. 3, 811 06 Bratislava

  2. Variable symbol:
    - date of birth (in the form DDMMYYYY), or birth number
    - graduates of VŠZ and SP St. Elizabeth's will indicate their student identification number
  3. In the memo field, indicate the name of the applicant

School does not accept electronic applications !

Undergraduate applicationsshould be sent to:

St. Elizabeth's College of Health and Social Work

Study Department

Palackého No. 1, P. O. BOX 104

810 00 Bratislava

In person submission of the application:

Delivery office of the University of St. Elizabeth, Nám. 1. mája č. 1, Bratislava

Contact the study department:

PhDr. Eva Vršková

Chief of the Study Department

Tel.: 0911 565 137

e-mail: vrskova@vssvalzbety.sk

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Detail of the study program

 
 
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