master's degree programme 2 years, Trondheim

Child Welfare Work

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The Master's Degree Programme in Child Welfare Work shall meet the increased competence need in the child welfare authorities, and provides the opportunity for specialization within a topic that is relevant for child welfare services. 

This study prepares students to work with vulnerable children, adolecents and their families both inside and outside the field of child welfare services.


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 March 1st for students with an international degree, and April 15th for Norwegian and Nordic degree students. Students apply through Samordna Opptak.


Degree: Master`s degree in Child Welfare Work
Language of instruction: Norwegian

Duration: 2 years, 120 ECTS
Programme code: HSMBV
Restricted admission: Yes

Faculty of Social and Educational Sciences
Department of Social Work

City: Trondheim

Application deadline: 15th April

Validity of information: 2017/18

Contact us

Telephone: +47 73 59 77 00

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