MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK (MSW)
Masters of Social Work (MSW)degree provided at OUT is a demand driven program aimed at promoting the professional growth of social works in Tanzania. It aims at preparing students for advanced direct professional practice with individuals’ families, households, groups, organizations and communities’ students are expected to learn the clinical organizational, policy and administrative skills necessary for promoting social and economic and enhance the quality of life for all people through agency based, culturally sensitive advanced professional practice.
The program is designed to pursue among other things the primary mission of social work profession. This includes enabling students to enhance human wellbeing and help clients to meet their basic human needs. Further, the program aims at enabling students to empower clients who are vulnerable opposed and living in poverty. Fundamental to the above objectives, is the attention of social work paid to the social, economic and environmental forces that create, contribute to and address problem in the living process.
- Applicants for a Masters of Social Work is required to have a good first degree in social work (Bachelors in Social Work) with at least upper second class
- Applicants with an advanced diploma from a recognized higher learning institution with an upper second class will be admitted
- Candidates with post graduate diploma in social work will have an added advantage
- Candidate with no social work background (first degree in social work) will have to undergo a one year post graduate diploma before they are admitted into Masters of Social Work.