Description

Whether you’re already working in the field, or a graduate who wants to make a difference in social work, our MSc Social Work degree course can help you improve your skills – and enhance your career prospects too.

On this course, you’ll become a confident practitioner in the changing arena of social work. With an emphasis on professionalism, professional judgement, relationship-focused work and protection, you’ll learn to work across the social work spectrum, with some of the most vulnerable people in society.

We’ll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice. Once you graduate, you’ll have the skills and techniques you need for a career in social work, whether in local authorities, healthcare settings, voluntary organisations or as a practice teacher.

Study Details:

MSc 2 years full-time

Module Details:

Year 1

Core modules in this year include:

  • Core Skills Training Framework
  • Empowering Service Users and Promoting Inclusion
  • Legal and Policy Frameworks For Social Work
  • Occupational Health Year 1
  • Social Work Skills Days Year 1
  • Social Work Theory and Context

Year 2

Core modules in this year include:

  • Critical Practice Across Service User Groups
  • Dissertation
  • Evidence Based Practice and Other Approaches to Research
  • Occupational Health Year 2
  • Social Work Skills Days Year 2

Fees

(2019 start) UK/EU/Channel Islands and Isle of Man students Full-time: £10,200 per year (subject to annual increase) International students Full-time: £13,900 per year (subject to annual increase)

Entry Requirements

Qualifications or experience

  • A 2:1 honours degree in a relevant subject or a degree in an associated discipline. Applicants with a lower classification (2:2) will be considered on an individual basis, considering relevant experience and academic achievement.
  • Applicants must also have relevant work experience, more than 3 months in voluntary or paid employment in a health, education or social care environment.

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