Bachelor of Arts in Social Work


Social work is a helping profession committed to promoting social justice, socio-economic stability, and the enhancement of the quality of life for individuals, families, and special groups.

Programme Objectives

Program Objective

The Bachelor of Arts in Social Work program aims at preparing students for professional intervention in the provision of basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. The students are offered multi-dimensional training in social intervention to meet the current demands in the fields of Social Policy and Administration, Democracy and Ethnicity, Crisis Counseling, Disaster Management, Deviant Behaviour Change, Family and Child Welfare, Probation Service, Community Health, Environmental Studies, Gender Relations, Democracy and Civil Rights, Resource mobilization and management, Community Development and Participatory Initiatives.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

KCSE C+ with C- in English and Kiswahili

Cambridge High School Certificate (A Level) with two Principle passes

Modes of Study

Regular (Day)



Years (8 semesters)