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Social Work-Faculty of Social and Public Management-Guangdong Baiyun University

Social Work

Course Code: 030302

The Objective

The Course of Social Work is designed to cultivate students theories and practices, regulations and ethics, and skills and technologies in the area of social work and develop students to be a professional social worker. 

Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities

Students who complete the Course will be able to understand and appreciate theories and practices of management, be aware of and implement the regulations and ethics of social work, apply the skills and technologies to solve issues and problems in the operations of social work, and employ various approaches to communicate. 


The Course contains theories and practices of management, regulations and ethics of social work, statistical and communication skills, technologies in social work management, and psychological approaches to communication.

Core Units 

First Year: Introduction to Social Work, Introduction to Sociology, General Psychology, Management, and Social psychology

Second Year: Community Work, Social Work Ethics, Social Statistics, Social Work (Youth), Social Work (the Old), Social Work (Woman), Psychological Counseling and Counseling, SPSS Statistical Software and Application 

Third Year: Regulations and Policies (Social Work), Methods of Social Surveys and Research, Introduction of Social Security Benefits System, Social Administration, Human Resources Management, Community Management, Non-governmental Organization Management, Civil and Social Work, Social Work (Schools), Volunteer Services and Management, Social Work (companies), Team Management (Social Work) 

Fourth Year: Professional Practice, Graduation Practice, Graduation Thesis


The Course is delivered in lectures, tutorials, workshops, and practicum laboratories in the first 3 years on-campus and internship in the fourth year in companies off-campus or abroad.   


The Course will be assessed by progressive learning tasks, final examination and graduation thesis/dissertation.


The Bachelor of Law will be awarded to those who meet the requirements of graduation. 

Career Prospects 

Graduates could seek a career in managing social security benefits, undertaking social policy research, social administration, public administration, community management, social work services, evaluation and operation of civil affairs, services in labor, trade union work, social affairs (Youth League, Women Association and other social organizations and other public welfare organizations). 

Faculty of Social and Public Management