Bachelor in Social Work

Bachelor in Social Work

Bachelor in Social Work

Social Work

  • Duration:
    4 years

  • Lecture hours:
    Daily sessions
    14:00 PM – 22:00 PM

  • Language of instruction:

  • Type:
    Bachelor of Social Work

  • Program Coordinator:
    Candy Brooks Msc.

  • Faculty:
    Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Tuition fees:

  • ANG 5,100 per year (tuition fee)

  • ANG 1,000 per year (books, syllabi, etc.)
    ANG 500 exam tuition (year 4)

Studying Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UoC

Studying Social and Behavioral Sciences at the UoC

Do you like to help people? Would you like to make a difference in our society? Then the HBO Bachelor's degree in Social Work is the right one for you. During our program you learn how to help those who are disadvantaged achieve equitable participation and chances within our society. You learn how to counsel and serve people within their own contexts. What do social workers do? They shelter the homeless, counsel the distressed, protect the children, empower the victims and promote positive change.

Academics - Bachelor in Social Work

The Bachelor Social Work Program prepares students for a generalist social work practice . We develop versatile, highly skilled and ethical professionals who are able to connect people to one another and empower communities. Our graduates understand the complexity of the social problems within our communities and acquire the skills to enhance human well-being while promoting human rights and advance social justice.


Advantages of a Bachelor’s in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Advantages of a Bachelor’s in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Students can be expected to be challenged and encouraged as they develop into a professional social worker. Classes are relatively small and the teachers are easily accessible for help or questions. Most teachers are from Curaçao which guarantees a unique local perspective all throughout our program.

  • NVAO accredited education
  • Skillful and engaged teachers
  • Practical balance between theory and practice
  • Options to do the practical field education and/or minor abroad
  • Inspiring atmosphere.
  • Blended Learning

Admission requirements

  • Certificate of good conduct (Verklaring omtrent gedrag)
  • Havo, vwo, sbo level 4 diploma or a colloquium doctum


*Positively assessed by the NVAO. 


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The Bachelor of Social Work has been positively assessed by the NVAO. In addition, the programme conducted a development dialogue with the panel, discussing potential improvements from a development perspective. Click on this link for the minutes.


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