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Social Work and Health - Bachelor

Integrative Health Promotion B.Sc.

Further information: Integrative Health Promotion B.Sc.

This program, which is unique in Germany, prepares students for a variety of professional fields in health care. Basically, it's about how you move people to behave in a health conscious way. The program is based on the latest scientific findings and established practical elements of health promotion. Students learn methods of applied health promotion in the areas of health services, employment and training centers as well as leisure and tourism. These include nutrition, exercise, relaxation, and behavior and lifestyle modification.

Social Work B.A.

Further information: Social Work B.A.

In addition to scientifically well-founded theoretical knowledge, social workers especially need personal competence. The program of Social Work at Coburg University provides this knowledge and encourages active participation, the ability to work in a team, and social skills. Seminars, project workshops, guidance and discussion groups as well as advanced courses hone the future social workers’ competencies in networking in the field.

Students can prepare for their future fields of activity in social work through choosing one of four advanced modules. Possible areas of specialization are: further education, clinical social work, public relations, social planning, intercultural social work, case management, health promotion, children and youth, families, seniors, addiction, deviant and mentally ill persons.