Program Information

School: McMaster University
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Social Work
Description: Students who have completed an undergraduate degree from a recognized university can apply to our B.S.W. post degree program. The School of Social work aims to provide the milieu and learning resources for students at the undergraduate level to prepare themselves for the general practice of social work. Study is based on a search for the principles of social justice. Preparation for the general practice of social work requires the development of competence in effecting change in a variety of situations affecting individuals, families, groups, organizations or communities in the broader society based on a knowledge of social structure, human behaviour, social welfare services, and social work methods.

URL: Social Work (BSW Post Degree) at McMaster University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,157

Cost per year is based on 30 units, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Careers: Social Workers,Community and Social Service Workers,Rehabilitation Teachers

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

Students who have been asked to meet McMaster’s English Language Proficiency requirement must demonstrate English language proficiency by achieving the minimum requirements as specified by McMaster: IELTS: 6.5, CAE: 176, PTE: 60, CAEL: 70, MELAB: 85, TOEFL (iBT): 86

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Applicants are required to have completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized university.