Bachelor`s degree in Social Work

The work developed by a student during one academic year, according to the indicative plan of the course and on a full time basis, totals 60 ECTS.


Study Programme

Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Development Psychology 1 1st Semester Compulsory PSY 6.0
Information Technologies Appied of Social Work 1 1st Semester Compulsory COMP 4.0
Introduction to Social Work 1 1st Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Law Basic Notions 1 1st Semester Compulsory LA 6.0
Social Psychology 1 1st Semester Compulsory PSY 4.0
Social Sciences 1 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 4.0
Applied Statistics 1 2nd Semester Compulsory STA 6.0
Economy 1 2nd Semester Compulsory ECO 6.0
Laboratory of Comp. and Prof. Identity 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 4.0
Social Policy 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Sociology of Development 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SOC 4.0
Theoretical of Social Work 1 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 4.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Individuals and Family Social Work 2 1st Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Methodology of Scientific Research 2 1st Semester Compulsory MET 6.0
Social Contexts and Inequalities and Exclusion 2 1st Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Social Economy 2 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 4.0
Sociology of Labor and Employment 2 1st Semester Compulsory SOC 4.0
Family and Children Law 2 2nd Semester Compulsory LA 4.0
Psychosociology of Family 2 2nd Semester Compulsory PSY 6.0
Social Policies and Work Work I 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Social Work and Group Dynamics 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 4.0
Social Work and Social Managment 2 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Rules
  • The student should register in 2 optional curricular units (1 per semester), in a total of 8 ECTS (4 ECTS per semester), among the list of curricular units offered as social work options or/and by the other study cycles of FPCE or of University of Coimbra
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Educational Gerontology and Active Ageing 3 1st Semester Compulsory SE 4.0
Rehabilitation with Special Populations 3 1st Semester Compulsory SE 4.0
Social Policies and Social Work II 3 1st Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Social and Community Development 3 1st Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Strategic Planning and Social Innovation 3 1st Semester Compulsory SW 6.0
Ethics and Deontology of the Social Work 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 4.0
Planning and Evaluation Models of Socio-Educational Projects 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SE 6.0
Pratice I 3 2nd Semester Compulsory SW 12.0
Psychopatology 3 2nd Semester Compulsory PSY 4.0
Rules
  • The student should register, in the 1st semester, in 1 optional curricular unit of 4 ECTS, among the list of curricular units offered as social work options or/and by the other study cycles of FPCE or of University of Coimbra. In the 2nd semester, the student, should register in 1 optional curricular unit of 4 ECTS, of the field of Social Work
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Laboratory of Social Work Research 4 1st Semester Compulsory SW 4.0
Pratice II 4 1st Semester Compulsory SW 26.0
Course unit title Year Regime Type Subject area ECTS credits
Processes of Territorial Diagnostic Semestrial Elective * SW 4.0
Social Entrepreneurship Projects Semestrial Elective * SW 4.0
Social Support and Case Management Semestrial Elective * SW 4.0
Vulnerability and Capability Processes Semestrial Elective * SW 4.0
Developmental Prespectives on the Study of Deviant Behaviour and Crime 1st Semester Elective * RA 4.0

The optional course units are offered on a yearly basis, depending on the availability of the Organic Unit