- To be eligible for this advanced standing program, applicants must hold a Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited program in a university of recognized standing.
- Academic background must include a half-credit course in research methodology. Students in the Aboriginal Field of Study do not require statistics.
- Applicants must have at least a B (73%) standing in the final academic year of their BSW degree (equivalent of 10 half-year courses). For students completing their final year of undergraduate study, eligibility is determined on the basis of the last completed academic year at the time of application.
- Evidence of paid and/or voluntary experience in human service organizations, awareness of contemporary social issues and social work values, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, and motivation for a career as a professional social worker is assessed on the basis of application material.
- Although this program is open to students of all cultural backgrounds, candidates for the Aboriginal field of study must also have some familiarity with the traditional wholistic healing approach and/or have used it in their practice. This will be demonstrated through a personal statement, references and an admissions interview.
The admission cycle for the MSW Aboriginal Field of Study is now CLOSED.
For information about the 2016 admission cycle click here.
- ADMISSION GUIDE 2014 - Online version
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