Knowledge branch: Social and legal science
Taught at: FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
Core subjects: 60
Compulsory subjects: 115,5
Optional subjects: 27
External placements: 31,5
Degree final project 6
1st year available places: 230
Regulated professions for which the degree certificate qualifies: Social Work
Languages used in class: Castellano, Valenciano
Minimum number of enrolment credits per student: 30 ECTS
Degree Academic Committee President (CAT): Marí Poveda, Elvira
Degree coordinator Royo Ruiz, Isabel
External placements coordinator: Aradilla Marqués, Mª José
Exchange coordinator Gregori Monzó, Trinidad
Social work is a discipline deriving from the corresponding professional activity, which aims to encourage social research, intervention and evaluation by considering social needs, in order to encourage change, the resolution of problems in human relationships and the strengthening and liberation of society to increase wellbeing and cohesion. In order to accomplish this, graduates apply the specific methodology in which case, group and community social work are incorporated.
The external internships are carried out in two different stages of the education process, in the second and fourth academic years.
Four optional academic pathways are available, providing the basic training required in order to be aware of the professionally areas of interaction with various sectors of the population.
The academic training pathways are linked to the external internships, and this means that the different areas and practicum centres are linked to the academic pathways that students choose.
It is possible to relate the final project with the themes of the internship that the student has taken.