SOCIAL WORK IN MALAYSIA

In general Social work involves bringing a social change, solving issues in human relationships and authorising and liberating people to magnify their lives. It incorporates the fundamentals and principles of human and social justice. It enhances a student's knowledge of politics, behavioural theory and social sciences. It is for the development and a deep knowledge of social work theory, social work practice, social policy and research.

Study Bachelor’s in Social Work in Malaysia

The duration to study Bachelor’s in Social Work in Malaysia for the American Degree Program is 1+3 / 1.5+2.5 / 2+2

Entry Requirement Of Social Work Course in Malaysia

The eligibility criteria to study Bachelors in Social Work in Malaysia are as follows:

SPM - 5 Credits (Including English) with a pass in Bahasa Malaysia  and Sejarah

‘O’ Level - 5 credits (Including English)

Senior Middle 3 (UEC) - 5 B’

The total tuition fee to study a Degree Programme in Social work from Malaysian University you will have to pay RM 40,000. However, please do your research well before as the fees vary from University to University.

The job prospects you will have as a Graduate in Social Work from Malaysia are as below: 

  • Administration or Supervision.
  • Ageing.
  • Addiction to Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs.
  • Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults.
  • Child Welfare.
  • Health.
  • Mental Health.
  • Private Practice.

FAQs ABOUT SOCIAL WORK

What is the difference between a degree in social work and psychology study in Malaysian University?

Social workers contribute to the human services field by providing holistic solutions to the social, behavioral, economic or health problems faced by their clients. Whereas, psychologists focus their efforts specifically on helping their patients address potentially damaging mental health issues.

Is a social work degree a BA or BS in Malaysia?

Social workers contribute to the human services field by providing holistic solutions to the social, behavioral, economic or health problems faced by their clients. Whereas, psychologists focus their efforts specifically on helping their patients address potentially damaging mental health issues.

What is the difference between school counselor and social worker?

According to The Classroom, school counselors address issues that affect a child's psychological development. They may address issues such as dyslexia or other learning disabilities. On the other hand, social workers in schools address social issues that affect a child's development and education.

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