Bachelor in Social Work
Université de Saint-Boniface
Full time, Part time
CAD 13,064 / per year *
Earliest start date
* for permanent residents and Canadian citizens the price is $5925
Do you like helping people and interacting with them? Are you interested in human rights and social justice? Sign up for our Bachelor of Social Work!
Our social work students come from a variety of backgrounds. These are young and old who come from Manitoba or elsewhere. What brings them together? They want to help people. They want to help reduce inequalities.
Social workers support individuals, families, groups in order to improve their well-being. They promote social changes that can improve living conditions. They work in many areas: counseling, group facilitation, mental health, patient support, child and family services, assessments for long-term care centers, etc. A career of endless possibilities awaits you!
4-year full-time program. Leads to obtaining a bachelor's degree in social work.
This program trains bilingual social workers who contribute to social and personal development. Very varied, the courses allow you, for example, to understand the concepts, political foundations and issues of social assistance, to develop interpersonal skills and to initiate yourself in social research.
At the end of the program, you will know how to apply different psychosocial intervention tools and approaches. The program of the Université de Saint-Boniface reflects the social, cultural and linguistic particularities of the Manitoban Francophonie. The Bachelor of Social Work is recognized and accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CADTH).
Examples of subjects studied during the lessons:
- Social work methodology
- Interpersonal communication
- Ethics in social work
- Work with individuals, groups, families and communities
- Social welfare policy
- Promotion of social change
- Social inequalities
- Indigenous Peoples
- Feminist perspectives
If you are passionate about social justice, make a difference in the lives of individuals, families and communities with the field of social work!
The school has two admissions: one in September for all programs and one in January for university programs only. However, between May 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022, Canadians will still be able to register for the start of the September re-entry, while internationals will have to wait until the next re-entry, either in January 2023 or September 2023, according to their program.
Two internships (totaling 840 hours) are included in the program. You will learn how to intervene and actively participate in helping people. Among the internship settings, we find: schools, community organizations, child and family services, health institutions, etc.
Our graduates can pursue higher education, including enrolling in a master's degree in social work. Different specialties exist: community training, management of organizations, Native studies, etc.
The scope of social work practice is vast and varied. Here are the main employment sectors in Manitoba:
- Child and youth protection
- Mental Health
- Government programs
- Community services
- Gerontology (elderly)
- Criminal and correctional justice