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The group of study fields: Social Sciences
Field of study program: Social Work
Code of study program: Nuo 2017 m. 6531JX015, iki 2017 m. 653L50009
Type of study program: Undergraduate (college higher education) study programme
Cycle of study program: Professional Bachelor degree programme

Language of study program: Lithuanian, English, Russian
Credits and form of study program: 180 credits. Full-time studies - 3 years, part-time studies - 4 years.
Full time: price 1080 €
Part time: price 720 €

The objective of Social Work study program is to prepare a specialist who is able to proficiently provide social assistance that would help the persons, families, groups, organizations, communities to overcome social problems and to achieve optimal social functioning in the society. 

 Students of Social Work study program who have gained professional bachelor's degree will be able to work:

In institutions of social security: local care and welfare offices, social services departments, social care homes, day care centers, rehabilitation centers, hostels, child protection services;

In institutions of health security: the different types of hospitals, centers of drug, mental health centers, nursing homes, primary health care and so on;

In education institutions: general education schools;

In law security institutions: juvenile services, resocialization centers, prisons also non-governmental organizations.

The objective of Social Work study programme is to prepare high qualified social workers who can initiate social change in society, enable people to improve their own social responsibility and public institutions social responsibility, while helping for society to achieve goals, such as civic participation, welfare development and assuring the human rights.

Study achievements of the student:

Knowledge - knows and apply the practical professional knowledge based on most recent discoveries, while identifying and solving the complex concrete or abstract operational problems.

Researching abilities - is able to collect and analyze the data needed for the specific work and innovation issues.

Special abilities - is able to plan, organize, implement and evaluate practical work in a particular sphere, while individually choosing technological, organizational and methodological tools.

Social abilities - is able to communicate with professionals and other persons while dealing with professional tasks. Takes responsibility for own and their workers quality of performance in accordance with professional ethics and public spirit. Is able to convey the knowledge of its field and understanding to the learners.

Personal abilities - is able to learn individually in their professional field. Understands the moral responsibility for their activities and their impact on the society, on economic and cultural development, welfare and the environment.

The students study these subjects:

Full-time studies:

1st year
1 semester 2 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

Ist MODULE

INTRODUCTION INTO STUDIES

10

IIIrd MODULE

COMMUNICATION

10
Introduction into Studies 3 Foreign Language 4
General Psychology 2 Information Technology and Data Processing 3
Philosophy 3 Language Culture and Professional Language 3
Basics of Law 2

IInd MODULE

SOCIAL WORKER'S PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

20

IVth MODULE

WELFARE OF CHILD AND FAMILY

20
Communication Psychology 3 Social Work with Individual and Family 6
Self-development of Social Worker 3 Social Training of a Child and a Youngster 10
Social Work Theory and Methodologies 11

Family and Child Law

4
Sociology at Social Work 3
2nd year
3 semester 4 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

Vth MODULE

HEALTH AND WELFARE

15

VIIth MODULE

SOCIAL WORK MANAGEMENT

10
Health Psychology 3 Management of Social Systems 4
Social Work at Health Care System 10 Social Projects and Programs 4
Human Safety 2 Organizational Psychology 2

VIth MODULE

SOCIAL POLITICS

15

VIIIth MODULE

SOCIAL WORK WITH ELDERLY PEOPLE

10
Social Politics and Economy 3 Social Services in Gerontology 6
Organization of Social Services 5 Human Rights 2
Andragogy 2 Social Rehabilitation and Integration of Elderly People 2
Social and Human Law 3

IXth MODULE

TRAINING PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY PRACTICE

10
Social Psychology 2
3rd year
5 semester 6 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

Xth MODULE

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS
Optional subjects from the list

10

XIIth MODULE

THE FINAL MODULE

30

XIth MODULE

SOCIAL WORK IN THE COMMUNITY

20 Final Professional Activity Practice 21
Social Work in the Community 7 Supervision
Social Work in the Group 2 The Final Thesis 9
Social Research Methods 5
Social Ecology 2
Social Rehabilitation and Integration of Risk Individuals 2
Antisocial Behavioral Psychology 2

Part-time studies:

1st year
1 semester 2 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

I MODULE

INTRODUCTION INTO STUDIES

10

III MODULE

COMMUNICATION

10
Introduction into Studies 3 Foreign Language 4
General Psychology 2 Information Technology and Data Processing 3
Philosophy 3 Professional Language Culture 3
Basics of Law 2

IV MODULE

Optional subjects

5

II MODULE

SOCIAL WORKER'S PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

20
Communication Psychology 3
Self-development of Social Worker 3
Social Work Theory and Methodologies 11
Sociology at Social Work 3
2nd year
3 semester 4 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

V MODULE

WELFARE OF CHILD AND FAMILY

20

VI MODULE

HEALTH AND WELFARE

15
Social Work with Individual and Family 6 Health Psychology 3
Social Training of a Child and a Youngster 10 Social Work at Health Care System 10
Family and Child Law 4 Human Safety 2

VII MODULE

TRAINING PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY PRACTICE

10
3rd year
5 semester 6 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

VIII MODULE

SOCIAL POLITICS

15

X MODULE

SOCIAL WORK IN THE COMMUNITY

20
Social Politics and Economy 3 Social Work in the Community 7
Organization of Social Services 5 Social Work in the Group 2
Andragogy 2 Social Research Methods 5
Social and Human Law 3 Social Ecology 2
Social Psychology 2 Social Rehabilitation and Integration of Risk Individuals 2

IX MODULE

SOCIAL WORK MANAGEMENT

10 Antisocial Behavioral Psychology 2

Management of Social Systems

4
Social Projects and Programs 4
Organizational Psychology 2
4th year
7 semester 8 semester
Subject Credits Subject Credits

XI MODULE

SOCIAL WORK WITH ELDERLY PEOPLE

10

XIII MODULE

THE FINAL MODULE

30
Social Services in Gerontology 6 Final Professional Activity Practice 21
Human Rights 2 Supervision
Social Rehabilitation and Integration of Elderly People 2 The Final Thesis 9

XII MODULE

OPTIONAL SUBJECTS

5

Freely Chosen subjects are selected from the List of Freely Chosen Subjects and Their Descriptions.