Social Work

Social work has its roots in the struggle of society to deal with poverty and the problems associated with it. Therefore, social work is intricately linked with the idea of charity work; but must be understood in broader terms. Social work, as a profession, originated in the 19th century in developed countries. In Turkey, the development of social work and its define as an institutional profession followed 1960’s years. in 1921, Turkish association for protection of children (Himaye-i Etfal Cemiyeti) was founded by Atatürk. This association became governmental institution in 1980.
Qualification Awarded
Social Worker, Bachelor’s Degree
Admission Requirements
High School Diploma, Placement through a nation-wide Student Selection and Placement Examinations (YGS and LYS),
For foreign students, High School Diploma plus placement of the student by the university according to his score in Foreign Student Examination and student’s preferences.
Higher Grade Transition
May apply to master’s or doctorate programmes.
Graduation Requirements
Students who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum (240 ECTS) and have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) 60 out of 100.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates
Graduates work in the social services and Ministry of Family and Social Policies , Provincial Directorate of Social Services, in the fields of health, criminal justice, special education, youth, social security, Social assistance, labor, higher education, etc. The following is the list of departments and agencies social workers are employed.
Assessment and Grading
The students are subject to mid-term, mid-work (projects, seminars, quizzes, homework or a second mid-term) and the final exam. Bingol University Undergraduate Education and Examination Regulations item 31 and 32 are applied in the measurement and evaluation process.