Social inequalities, changing working conditions, migration flows: our society is constantly changing and facing new challenges. Professionals in social work support people in solving difficult life situations individually and thus actively contribute to the constructive management of social changes. Would you like to get involved in this professional field? With the Bachelor's study programme in Social Work (B.A.), we train you to become a state-approved social worker/social pedagogue. The combination of current content from science and practice prepares you optimally for all fields of social work.
You can study the programme B.A. Soziale Arbeit at the following locations:
Description of the programme
The Bachelor's study programme in Social Work (B.A.) teaches you the diverse methods and techniques of social work in varied learning units. You learn to classify social work methods and theories in the socio-political context and to apply them in a needs-oriented manner. All contents of the programme are based on the recommendations of the Federal Association of Social Work and the German Society for Social Work. With the Bachelor's degree in Social Work (B.Sc.), you also acquire the title of "state-recognised social worker" and "state-recognised social pedagogue".
Scientific basics, theories, procedures and methods of social work as well as relevant know-how from related disciplines - these contents are on your curriculum in the Bachelor's study programme Social Work (B.A.). You learn to recognise and analyse social problems and to solve them together with those affected. You deepen your knowledge of the areas of social work. This includes, for example, child and youth welfare, social work with old or disabled people and with people suffering from mental illness. We place just as much emphasis in our teaching on the further development of your personality and the ability to engage in critical debate.
Accreditations & awards
All study programmes at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg are accredited before they start for the first time and then regularly checked for conformity with the regulations. This ensures that they meet the quality standards of the Accreditation Council Foundation. The accreditation system in Germany provides for higher education institutions to have either individual study programmes (so-called programme accreditation) or the internal quality assurance system of the higher education institution (so-called system accreditation) accredited. The FIBAA (Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation) accreditation of the study programmes of the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees the equivalence of corresponding study and examination achievements as well as degrees and enables student mobility within the scope of German law and the Lisbon Convention. Studying at the Hochschule Fresenius Heidelberg guarantees you a degree that meets all the requirements of the German accreditation system and the quality standards in the European Higher Education Area.