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Universidade Lusófona

Master in Social Work: Management of Social and Well-Being Facilities

Social Services Institute

A3ES Decision

Accredited

A3ES Decision

Confered Degree | Duration | ECTS

Master |4 Semesters |120 ECTS

Programme Director

Prof:ª Doutora Aida Ferreira

Secretariat

Sandra Guedes Abrantes

Entrance Conditions

The following may apply for the Master's Degree:
a) People who hold a B.A. or equivalent degree;
b) People who hold a foreign academic degree awarded after a 1st study cycle organized according to the Bologna Process by a member state of that process;
c) People who hold a foreign academic degree acknowledged as a degree satisfying the objectives of the graduate degree by the due body;
d) People who have a school, scientific or professional curriculum acknowledged by the due body of ULHT certifying the capacity to obtain this study cycle.

Programme requirements

Have completed a total of 120 ECTS

Objectives

Many of the professionals that act in the Social domains (cooperatives, mutual benefit societies, associations), namely in the sectors of privileged intervention of the social solidarity institutions, do not possess academic competences in management, although they are frequently asked to assume responsibilities in this field.

This gap is highlighted by the fact that if we consider corporate structures, holders of such competences and that have been investing in social areas in the last years, through banks, insurance companies and lucrative companies, with clear levels of public acceptance and social efficiency.

In this context, Lusófona University of Humanities and Technologies of Lisbon, has conceived and promotes a 2nd Cycle of Studies in Social Service ¿ Management of Social and Well-being Units, with the goal to transport, to non-profit social sectors, advanced management competences, with no loss inherent to serving all professionals at the same time, independently of the sector of the respective activity.

Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired

In general terms, the Master¿s program intends to train professionals of social service and other social area, as well as provide an advanced training and competences for the management of social and well-being units.

In specific terms, the Master¿s program will allow the acquisition of the following competences:
Organisation, planning, budget plan, follow-up and evaluation in terms of management:
Applying operational management techniques of human resources and leadership in multidisciplinary teams.

Further Studies

Specialisation and post-graduation programs, including 3rd cycle programs referring to PhD studies.

Scientific Areas

Serviços sociais | Gestão e administração

Study Plan

Teaching staff

Teachers, Academic Degree and Dedication time
LecturerAcademic DegreesDedication time
Carla Marina Da Cunha RibeirinhoMasterFull-Time
Helia Augusta De Magalhães Correia Brancons CarneiroDoctorateFull-Time
Marlene Braz Rodrigues DoctorateFull-Time

Fees

Holders of University Degree 120 €
Early Apllications (for enrolled students only) 0 €
Holders of University Degree - Alumni 0 €
External Students 0 €
Student Insurance40 €
Enrollment and Registration175 €
Average value for 30 ECTS semestral curricular units 224,1 €
Per ECTS 7,47 €