• Faculty of Arts And Social Sciences
  • sastera@um.edu.my
  • +603-79675500

Department Overview

The core business of the Social Administration Programme is social planning, social policy as well as social work. It produces and trains human service managers and social workers to solve social problems using relevant intervention techniques. Hence the department is committed to producing skilled human capital equipped with various social work practices and techniques, which enable them to address various social problems threatening societal wellbeing. The department offers critical courses such as social work, social administration, social policy, social welfare, social management and social justice line with the main core of the department human services. 

The establishment of the Department of Social Administration and Justice, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Malaya was approved in 1987, and the first session began on March 29, 1993. The primary function of the department is to provide quality education at Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD levels in the field of human services. The ultimate goal of the Social Administration Program is to produce professional, ethical, and committed human services, who contribute to the development and wellbeing of the nation. The Department of Social Administration and Justice alumni are currently working as medical mocial work officers, welfare officers, administrative and diplomatic officers, police officers, immigration officers, educators, and bankers.

Objective :

  1. To master theories, approaches and methodologies of social administration.
  2. To manage social problems pertinently with ethics and skills of social administration

Head of Department

Associate Professor Dr. Mashitah Hamidi
Head of Department

Tel :  +603 -79675449/5476
Fax : +603 -79675475
Email : mashitah_hamidi@um.edu.my

Last Update: 26/03/2024