Please note: this course is now full for September 2021 entry. You may still apply, but your application will be held on a waiting list (either prior to or following an interview). If your application is on a waiting list, we will inform you if a space becomes available. 

Why study MA Social Work at BU?

  • This course is ranked 1st in its subject area according to the  2021 Guardian League tables
  • This practical degree blends a powerful combination of academic study with essential practical experience
  • Statutory placements throughout the course mean you will gain lots of relevant experience operating in real-world settings and will develop strong working relationships with those already in the profession
  • Thanks to our close ties with neighbouring local authority social services departments and local voluntary sector agencies you can network with employers and potential future colleagues
  • You’ll leave us equipped with the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with issues in areas including child protection, fostering and adoption, adult safeguarding, mental health, substance use, hospital discharge and disability
  • Newly built skills facilities include various simulated community home settings, allowing you to learn and practice before going on placement.

This course is approved by Social Work England, which means you’ll be eligible to apply for registration as a social worker on successful completion of the course. 

MA Award
September Start
Full-time Study Mode
2 years Duration
L501 UCAS Code

Entry Requirements For This Course

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:1 or equivalent in any subject. Applicants with a 2:2 will be considered if they have strong relevant work experience.

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