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Social Work
Qualification Awarded

Social Worker

Level of Qualification

Bachelor’s Degree


The department of social work aims to equip its students with social work knowledge both theoritical and practical. Our department provides the contributions on theories and their applications in local, national and international levels of social sciences with researches and publications in the field of social work.

Specific Admission Requirements

The student admission is being organized by Exam Grades of Student Selection and Placement Center (SSPC) fort his department.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning


Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students should complete 240 ECTS credit hours in order to receive Bachelor's degree. Maximum study period to receive Bachelor's degree is 7 years.

Profile of The Programme

Social Work Department has two sub branches

*Social Development and Social Policy

* Individual and Social Issues Department

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  1. Knowledge of social work application fields (health, education, social security, civil society, local government etc.)
 2-  2. Knowledge of social work theories (system, ecology, strengthening approaches etc.)
 3-  3. Knowledge of human development and social environment
 4-  4. Knowledge of communication skills (with individuals, families, groups and different social groups)
 5-  5. Knowledge of management and management skills ( management of public and private social service agencies and institutes)
 6-  6. Knowledge of social work research methods and techniques
 7-  7. Knowledge of professional ethics, principles and values
 8-  8. Knowledge of social work application with different client groups
 9-  9. Ability to determine and gather appropriate data for social visits, evaluation and reporting
 10-  10. Ability to evaluate research results and professional literatüre
 11-  11. Graduates who successfully complete this programme have got knowledge of English (Level B1)
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

The graduates have opportunities to be employed as professionals or administer in various social work institutions both in public and in private and non-governmental field. They may also be employed as academic personel in the relevant departments of universities.

Access to Further Studies

After completing the Bachelor's degree program, it is possible to continue further studies in the second cycle degree programmes.

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Each student must attend the courses, applied studies, laboratories, projects, seminars, workshops, graduation projects and other studies of the semester she/he is enrolled for. For each course, one midterm is done at least. Examinations are conducted by the instructors teaching the courses. If a student does not take midterm exam, she/he takes FF. If a studenst does not fulfill the attendance obligation or she/he fails the application, she/he takes FE. The contribution of midterm on grade is 40 %, final exam's is 60 %. While students that take AA, BA, BB, CB and CC are successful, those took K, ED, EE, FE and FF are unsuccessful. Locations and dates of midterm and final exams will be announced fifteen days before by relevant unit.Students who have not attended at least 70 % of theoretical courses and 80 % of applied and laboratory studies are not allowed to take the final exam of those courses. A make-up exam is given to students with certified excuses accepted by the relevant executive board within make-up exams week after the final examinations are over. 

Graduation Requirements

Students of Public Administration Department are must to complete 240 ECTS credits and all of these will be satisfied by completing the requirements in a period of no more than 14 semesters.

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Head of Department

Asst.Prof.Gülsüm Korkut

Deputy Chairman
Asst.Prof.Melek Zubaroğlu Yanardağ

Deputy Chairman
Asst.Prof.Dr.Deniz Say Şahin


ECTS Coordinator:

Rsc. Ass. Mehmet ÖÇAL

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Universty

Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Social Work- BURDUR


Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6 P7 P8 P9 P10 P11
Introduction to Social Work
Basic Information Technologies
English I
English II
General Economics
History of Ataturk's Principles and Revolution I
History of Ataturk's Principles and Revolution II
Introduction to Sociology
Report Writing and Presentation Preparation
Sign language
Social Responsibility
Social Work Field Examination Course
The Basic Concepts of Law
Turkish Language I
Turkish Language II
Evaluation Questionnaires
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)


a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?


a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?


a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?


a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)


   1stYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  17160 History of Ataturk's Principles and Revolution I Required 2 2
  17109 The Basic Concepts of Law Required 2 3
  17180 English I Required 2 2
  17103 Psychology Required 3 5
  17105 Social Work Field Examination Course Required 3 6
  17101 Introduction to Social Work Required 3 5
  17107 Social Responsibility Required 3 5
  17170 Turkish Language I Required 2 2
    Total : 20 30

   1stYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  17260 History of Ataturk's Principles and Revolution II Required 2 2
  17106 General Economics Required 3 5
  17280 English II Required 2 2
  17104 Sign language Required 3 5
  17108 Report Writing and Presentation Preparation Required 3 5
  17102 Introduction to Sociology Required 3 5
  17108 Basic Information Technologies Required 3 4
  17270 Turkish Language II Required 2 2
    Total : 21 30
    Annual Total : 41 60

 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
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