Social Policy and Social Work, Department
Fakultät Management, Soziale Arbeit, Bauen at the HAWK in Holzminden
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Special features regarding teachingHigh practical relevance; diverse projects (e.g. youth arrest, family council, social media, support for mentally ill people, active media work, participative projects in the social area); timeliness and heterogeneity of learning content and modules; modern media equipment; high degree of student participation; learning in small groups; very accessible and committed teachers; disadvantage compensation for students with impairments; strong involvement of students in research and development projects; consistent curricular integration of reflected practical phases into the degree course.
Special features regarding the international orientationMulti-level internationalisation strategy: Short-term study exchanges with Ireland and South Africa to establish an international orientation at the start of the studies, international seminars in Europe for academic internationalisation in the second year, funding for studies and/or work placement for outgoing students in the third year. For internationalisation at home, English-taught courses, cross-cultural training and international comparative subject-specific seminars are offered. Language courses and subsidisation of adult education courses. Option for certificate.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsFontys Hogeschoolen Eindhoven; Limerick Institute of Technology; Universidad de La Laguna, Teneriffa; Artesis-Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen; Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasilien, Porto Alegre; Univen University of Venda, Tohojandou,Südafrika; Torun, Universität; Fachhochschule Ostschweiz, St. Gallen.
Special features regarding the equipmentState-of-the-art media equipment in all seminar rooms (PC, projector, WiFi); PC pools with creative media design options (video, photography, audio); free media lending (video cameras, photo cameras, audio recorders, accessories) and advice on realising your own projects; Flash system, audio studio; StudIP and Moodle learning platforms; current internet systems for students to realise their own internet projects: Wikis, website, blogs, video server, podcast, portfolio server. Access to all subject-relevant digital libraries.
Support for foundersThe Master’s programme teaches and tests basic skills as part of a module on business start-ups and professional independence. All students create a start-up concept and financial plan. Interested students can attend the HAWK start-up seminars and thus build a start-up-relevant network and test their business plans.
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