Social Work in Chinese
Zhejiang Normal University's social work major started in 2001, formal enrollment began in 2003, and was approved as key construction major in Zhejiang Province in 2009 (the only one in Zhejiang Province). In 2014, it was approved as an emerging special major in Zhejiang Province. In 2009, it was awarded the first master's degree in social work in China, and it has the provincial first-class discipline of sociology in Zhejiang Province (the only university in Zhejiang Province). There are 19 professional teachers, including 6 professors, 6 associate professors, and 14 PhDs. After more than 10 years of development, it has become a major with a strong influence, a leading position in the country, and strong competitiveness. In the domestic authority evaluation, it has been rated as 5 ★ social work major (Qiu JunPing version) and A + professional (Wu ShuLian version) for many years. It has distinctive school characteristics and advantages. Zhejiang Province's government agency rated it as Provincial level continuing education base of social work, Zhejiang province social work education base, Zhejiang province social work training base.
The International Social Work Program focuses on developing resources for social work professionals to meet international needs. The goal of the project is to equip students with the concept of people-oriented, self-help and social justice, to build students' ability of mastering the theories and methods of social work, to render them to be good at planning, implementing and evaluating social service projects and having the ability to manage social services in different fields.
International social work projects using teaching, case studies, field internships and other teaching methods. Through scientific and systematic teaching model, we pay attention to both practice and professional training. In order to enhance the training effect of practical skills in social work and to balance the professional research ability, our practical courses adopt the three-in-one teaching method of classroom teaching + experimental simulation + practical operation.
The core characteristics of the curriculum
Introduction to Sociology, Introduction to Social Work, Western Sociological Theory, Social Psychology, Human Behavior and Social Environment, Methods of Social Survey, Modern Social Welfare, Casework, Introduction to Social Security, Group Work, Social Administration, Community Work, Society Policy Overview
4 years (from September 2019)
18,800RMB/Year (including insurance fee)
1. Foreign nationals, over 18 years old.
2. In good health condition, in accordance with the Health Standard for International Students stipulated by the Ministry of Education, China.
3. Good moral character and discipline towards the laws and regulations of the Chinese government.
4. Good English or Chinese language proficiency.
5. Holding high school diploma for Bachelor programs.