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Micro-Credentials in Social Work

Offered by: Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL)
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Course DurationShort courses
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FeesRM800 (2 credit hours) RM1,100 (3 credit hours) RM1,500 (4 credit hours)
Fees (International Student)RM1,100 (2 credit hours) RM1,600 (3 credit hours) RM2,100 (4 credit hours)
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Level of StudyMicro-Credential Programmes / MOOC
Field of StudySocial Services
Course Description

The Micro-credentials in Social Work is a certification of either a single or smaller set of courses from MCKL’s full-fledged Diploma in Social Work (DSW) programme.

Micro-credentials offer a more flexible, shorter, modular and affordable alternative to quality higher education, which is carefully designed to help professionals reskill or upskill in their current professional field or personal interests.

Students and professionals undertaking Micro-credentials for Social Work can choose from 24 available courses to fit their needs. Upon successful completion of this programme, candidates will receive a Digital Certificate and / or Digital Badge awarded by Methodist College Kuala Lumpur.

Micro-credentials in Social Work Credit Hours
Art for Social Work Practice (SWK1210) 2
Bahasa Kebangsaan A (MPU 2213) 3
Character Formation (SSC 2010) 2
Cultural Diversity (SWK 1109) 2
Field of Practice I – Child and Family Welfare (SWK 1201) 4
Field of Practice II – Health and Mental Health (SWK 1202) 4
Field of Practice III – Drugs and Alcohol Addiction (SWK1203) 4
Information Literacy (GEN 1001) 2
Interpersonal & Counselling Skills for Social Work Practice (SWK1108) 3
Introduction to Professional Social Work (SWK1101) 3
Introduction to Psychology for Social Workers (PSY1004) 3
Introduction to Sociology for Social Work (SOC1101) 3
Methods of Practice III – Community Work (SWK1105) 4
Organisational Context of Social Work Practice (SWK1106) 3
Pengajian Malaysia 2 (MPU2163 3
Public Policy, the Law and Social Work Practice (SWK1204) 3
Publicly Accountable Practice (SWK1107) 3
Service Learning (SER1100) 2
Social Problem and Social Needs in Malaysia (SWK1102) 3
Social Work Methods of Practice I – Casework (SWK1103) 4
Social Work Methods of Practice II – Group Work (SWK1104) 4
Working with Domestic Violence Concerns (SWK 1206) 3
Working with People with a Disability (SWK1204) 3
Working with the Aging and Elderly (SWK1205) 3
Entry Requirements

Minimum 16 years of age with adequate English proficiency in comprehension and writing.

*Upon completion of the micro-credential course(s), a student intends to progress and pursue the Diploma programme is required to meet the minimum entry requirement of the programme.

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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