BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE IN SOCIAL WORK

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Social Work programme at Sigma Comprises theory and practice.We aim to produce reflective social work, practitioners who are ready to practice social care for children and families. Topics include sociology, psychology, child development and others.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five (5) subjects required –
  • CXC/CSEC General Proficiency Grades I, II, III; GCE O’ Level Grades A, B, C; or CAPE Grades 1-4
  • High School Leaving Certificate , 17 + years old
  • Mature persons to take Entrance Test in lieu of missing subjects
  • Access course for mature persons with no subjects

AREAS OF STUDY

  • English / Composition
  • Oral and Written Communication
  • College Algebra
  • Information Technology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Counselling
  • Drugs and substance abuse
  • Social Welfare /Polcies
  • Humanities
  • Statistics
  • Mental Health
  • Social Work (individual, children & families)
  • Social Welfare
  • Social Research
  • Observes human behaviour in social environments
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Behavioural Science
  • Social Work
  • Child Psychology

DURATION:  4 years

COMMENCEMENT DATE: September 2016

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