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Bachelor of Social Work, Major Code: 7760101, Standard Program

1. Overview of the program

Social work is an applied science, a profession helping individuals, families, groups and communities to overcome their difficulties, achive self-help and self-suitaining.
Bachelor degree in Social Work is designed based on the training program of the universities in the top 100 leading universities in the field of social work in the world. The program offered many new and modern subjects, suitable to the development of society and meeting the needs of international integration. Duration of practice accounts for 30% of the training program.
Social work is a profession of modern society, the demand of human resources on social wokers in risen in the labor market.
Career opportunities:
After graduating, social workers can work at:
- Social work centers from central to local levels;
- Agencies and units of the labor-social sector;
- Organizations and unions: Youth Union, Women's Union, Trade Unions ...;
- Schools, hospitals providing social services, psychological consultations;
- Social training institutions, social research institutions;
- Domestic and international non-governmental organizations;
- Establishing a center and enterprise providing social services.

2. Expected learning outcomes of the program

The Expected Learning Outcomes (ELOs) is the starting point of the curriculum design process and is built according to a rigorous, scientific process in which it reflects the vision and mission of the university and faculties and is suitable to the course objectives and meets the needs of stakeholders.

The ELOs will be concretized according to the principle of "directional compatibility" in step-by-step subjects to help learners gain professional qualifications & skills in knowledge, skills, attitudes and professional responsibilities after completing the training program. The content of the program also enhances group work activities, training habits of active self-studies and creative thinking for students to be proactive and ready for development opportunities.

The ELOs are committed by the University to students, society and published on the Website.

>> ELOs 2015, ELOs 2018

3. The undergraduate program

The curriculum is a system of theoretical and practical knowledge that is designed synchronously with the method of teaching, learning and evaluating learning outcomes to ensure learners accumulate knowledge, gain the necessary competencies according to the published expected learning outcomes corresponding to the university level. The curriculum of Ton Duc Thang University is built in a way that is compatible with the program of the world's TOP 100 universities according to the rankings of QS and THE but is adjusted to suit the conditions and realty in Vietnam and the training target of Ton Duc Thang University.

Periodically, the university reviews and evaluates the curriculum to ensure that the students meet the requirements of society in terms of professionalism after graduation as well as update the changes in technology and new business methods, etc. This process has the full participation of key stakeholders including scientists, employers, alumni, students, and lecturers. The TOP 100 program has been delivered by the university since 2015 to train human resources to meet the labor market and global integration trend, to help students to be more active and self-study, to approach the latest training approaches in the world.

The curriculums are published to students through student portal and on the website.

>> Curriculum 2015, Curriculum 2018