Social Work

Bachelor's degree programme 3 years, Trondheim

Social Work

The Bachelor's Degree Programme in Social Work is a programme of professional study.

Social work is a practical-based profession and an academic subject area that shall promote social changes and development. Principles about social justice, human rights, collective responsibility and respect for diversity, combined with a multidisciplinary theoretical foundation lays the foundation for social worker's competence when they assist children, adults, groups and local communities. 

Teaching methods in this study are lectures, group work, skills training, seminars, written assignments, self-study, project work and supervised professional training. Part of the study is compulsory.

Admission Samordna Opptak (sharing)


Language of instruction: Norwegian

You have to meet the Norwegian language requirements, or have a Scandinavian language as your mother tongue, if you want to  apply to any of NTNU's degree programmes.

You also must meet the basic requirement for admission, and demonstrate that you meet the English language requirements.

The application deadline for the programme is April 15th. Students apply through Samordna Opptak.


  • Programcode: HSGSOB
  • Degree type: Bachelor of Social Work
  • Duration: Full-time
  • Credits: 180
  • Application code: 194080
  • Ordinary quota: 2019 51.8
  • Ordinary quota f. diploma: 2019 46.9
  • Unit: Department of Social Work
  • Application deadline: 15. April
  • Language of instruction: Norwegian
  • Location: Trondheim

Contact us

Contact us

Telephone: +47 73 59 77 00

Postal address:
Student and Academic Division
Admissions Office
N-7491 Trondheim