Advanced Certificate in Social Services Work

SUMMARY

Level
Advanced Certificate(MNQF Level 4)
Duration
1 year(2 Semesters)
Modes
Available Modes (Full-Time)
Course Fee
Course FeeMVR 6,960

previous Intake

previous Intake
February Intake 2024
Campus
Male' (Full-Time (Morning)),Thinadhoo (Full-Time (Blended)),Kulhudhuffushi (Full-Time (Blended)),Gan (Full-Time (Blended)),Hithadhoo (Full-Time (Blended))

Overview

The Advanced Certificate in Social Work aims to establish a foundation for students to embark on a career in social work. This course provides a basic understanding of social services, encompassing areas such as child protection, domestic violence, community engagement, and other essential professional skills necessary for practice. By obtaining an advanced certificate in social work, students become eligible to pursue a Bachelor of Social Work at MNU, which expands their career prospects. Graduates with an Advanced Certificate in Social Work can find employment opportunities in diverse fields.

Entry Requirements

General Entry

  • i) 4 passes at GCE O' Level / SSC OR,
  • ii) 18 years with 3 years work experience in a related field and an English language qualification or equivalent or satisfactory performance in an English Competency Test (ECT) given by MNU OR,
  • iii) Attainment of Certificate 3 in SSW

General Notes

  • Entry requirements are indicative. Depending on the sequence and the number of applications received, all qualifying students may not gain entry.
  • Circumstances may require the University to defer or cancel some courses, especially when the minimum class size (10 for certificate & diploma courses, 15 for Degrees courses) is not achieved.
  • Passes at GCE OL/SSC and HSC is considered to be grades "C" or above and passes at GCE AL is considered to be the grades "E" or above.

Structure

Semester 1

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
SSW001
Introduction to Social Service (CORE)
870
SSW003
Professional Practice (CORE)
580
SSW005
Care and Protection of Children (CORE)
870
SSW007
Family and Domestic Violence (CORE)
580
SSW009
Engaging with Communities (CORE)
580
Semester Total 60
3,480

Semester 2

Name Credit Points Fee (MVR)
SSW015
Working with Individuals & Groups (CORE)
1,160
SSW017
Organizational Context of Social Work Practice (CORE)
580
SSW019
Introduction to Psychology (CORE)
580
SSW119
Practical Placement (CORE)
1,160
Semester Total 60
3,480
Course Total 120 CP
Total: 6,960

Careers

Social Worker Assistant Case Manager Community Outreach Worker Youth Worker Family Support Worker Residential Support Worker Program Coordinator