|Study location||Italy, Venice|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€2,100 per year|
|Application fee||€10 one-time
This non-refundable fee allows you to apply for admission to a maximum of three programmes of study.
Bachelor's diploma (or higher)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree is required.
Admission to this master’s degree programme is subject to your possession of specific minimum curricular requirements. A Teaching Committee will evaluate your undergraduate transcript of records to determine if you possess the necessary background knowledge to be admitted. Please check this programme’s minimum curricular requirements to find out if you could be a suitable candidate.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
If your documents are not in English or Italian, please upload the original documentation or a verified copy of it AS WELL AS a professional translation in English or Italian. You can obtain professional translations either in your country or in Italy, and they can be issued by professional translators, a local court of law or court interpreters.
You can apply to this programme even if you have yet to obtain a language certification, but in order to complete your enrolment you will need to provide one or take a preliminary Italian language test organised either on Skype or on campus before the academic year begins.
You are exempted from needing to provide evidence of your proficiency in Italian if:
Chinese Marco Polo students can provide language certification indicating either a B1- or a B2-level knowledge of Italian. Chinese Marco Polo students enrolling with a certified B1-level knowledge of Italian must achieve a certified B2-level knowledge of the language by the end of the first year of their studies.
Please note: Ca’ Foscari University does not conduct any test to assess your knowledge of English as part of the application procedure.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
This programme prepares you for social work, social services and social politics by combining a high-level cultural education with advanced professional training.
Over the course of your studies, you develop a strong ability to analyse and interpret social phenomena, especially inequality, social discomfort and processes of exclusion, the social “new rich” and the vulnerable groups that are generated by these contexts, the social rights of citizens and the transformation of welfare, migration and intercultural relations, questions of gender and generalisations, and participation and active citizenship as elements of social innovation.
The skills you gain from the degree equip you to pursue a career in project planning, research, analysis and social initiatives in organisations and institutions operating in the fields of social work, interculturality, social services, labour policy and social and health services.
This programme offers 2 curricula, or study paths, from which to choose:
This programme includes the following components:
- course work
- curricular internship
- final thesis
You can request to spend one or two semesters at a partner university through Ca’ Foscari’s exchange programmes.
Your curricular internship can be carried out either in Italy or abroad.
Graduates are prepared for employment in the areas of planning, research, analysis and intervention with bodies, administrative entities and institutions operating in the fields of social work and social and health services. They may also work in the processing and implementation of social equity policies, initiatives and measures aimed at fighting conditions of social discrimination and exclusion, and in creating and developing projects for the social inclusion and integration of immigrant populations.
Career opportunities can be sought in the following fields:
• Public administration management
• Sociology research
• Social work
• Social programme management
We will reopen the platform on 7 December 2021 to begin accepting applications for admission in September 2022!