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  7. Social Work (B.A.)
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Social Policy and Social Work, Degree course

Social Work (B.A.) Fachbereich Sozialwesen (Aachen) - KatHO NRW/Aachen

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General facts

Type of degree course Presence learning programme with integration of practice phases, full-time programme or extra-occupational
Standard period of study 6 semesters
Total credits 180
Practical elements in the degree course 20 weeks practice/internship outside university mandatory; 4 ECTS max. countable for optional internships; 32 ECTS max. countable for practice-oriented courses

Students and graduations

Number of students 1,010
First-year students per year 219
Graduates per year 158
Graduations in appropriate time 66.5 %
Gender balance 27:73 [%m:%f]

International orientation

Proportion of international students 9.0 %
Share of foreign language courses 6.6 %
Combined study programme with foreign HEI no


Mode of admission limited number of places, 193 places

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment: Internships 4/4 points
Contact with work environment: Case studies 3/3 points
Contact with work environment: External staff members 3/3 points
Contact with work environment: Theses in cooperation with work environment 1/2 points
Contact with work environment 11/12 points

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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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