Social Planning

Social planning constitutes an important part of social policy and social work. The Master in Social Planning study course, with its analysing, developing and evaluating models, will prepare you for this important task.

You will learn how to conduct systematic needs assessments during your studies, as well as designing new services and additionally develop existing services on the basis of the results which have been obtained. The Dual Master will support you in acquiring the necessary tools and theoretical knowledge in order to develop, plan and implement social services. After concluding the Master's study course, you will be able to successfully manage and evaluate projects.

The Master in Social Planning will prepare you for challenging research activities and development tasks in the field of social work, social administration and social policy.

Brief information

Degree Master of Arts (M. A.)
Type of study A career-integrating, attendance study course with a high share of self-study, modular = large options for individual orientation.
Place of study At the DHBW CAS in Heilbronn and other locations from the DHBW.
Course language German
Standard studying time 4 Semesters
Attendance days 65 days. With standard studying period on average 3-5 days/month (Mon-Thu/Wed or Thu/Fri-Sat) + 1 examination/module (up to eleven dates in total) + 1 kick-off workshop day.
Start of study 1 October (Winter semester).
Tuition fees 6,500 Euros + 300 Euros registration fee