About the course

The course aims to develop the students knowledge and understanding in relation to social policies within a European context, with a particular focus on the relevance for social work and social work practice.

The social work practice is examined in different national and organisational contexts.

The course consists of two sub courses: Social Policies and welfare systems and Thesis within Social work and policy.

The course is scheduled on Campus 9.00–16.00 on 30 January – 9 February, 2024. Course Introduction online jan 15th 13.15-15.00.

Course content

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

The equivalent of English 6 in Swedish secondary school and 30 credits in Social Sciences.


University credits completed 100%

Course literature

Course evaluation

Malmö University provides students who participate in, or who have completed a course, with the opportunity to express their opinions and describe their experiences of the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarise the results of course evaluations. The University will also inform participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures taken in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).