RATIONALE AND JUSTIFICATION FOR THE PROGRAMME
Bachelor of Social Work and administration is a professional four-year degree with a strong practical focus. It is designed to nurture graduates who can be employed in both public and private sectors, in planning, administration and research, and providing services for young people, families, and the aged, people who have committed offences and people with disabilities. Due to the emerging changes in lifestyle and the changing economic times, there is a need to prepare professionals who will facilitate smooth changes in the social, economic, cultural and political lives of people and especially the poor. Social work and Administration is design to equip trainees with the skills attitudes and knowledge to improve the quality of life and wellbeing of an individual, group, or community by intervening through research, policy, community organizing, direct practice, and teaching on behalf of those afflicted with poverty or any real or perceived social injustices and violations of their human rights
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
Upon completion of this course, learners will be able to:
Candidates wishing to study for the Bachelor of Social Work and Administration degree shall have met the minimum University entry requirements.
Transfer of Credits / Units and Exemptions
Applicants may transfer credits for similar Units taken and passed in other institutions recognized by the university senate in the basic years only.
Applicants seeking transfer of credit may;-
The Bachelor of Social Work and Administration degree program shall not be less than 4 academic years and not more than 6 years on full time basis and not less than 8 academic years and not more than 10 years on part time basis
Mode of delivery
The Unit shall be delivered on regular, school based, virtual learning, evening and weekends.
This programme targets the form four leavers who want to pursue a career in social work, the diploma holders and people working with NGOs and Government in the department of gender, Development and social services.