The programme is appropriate for you if you are interested in:

High professional and academic standards;

A commitment to forms of practice which proactively address discrimination and oppression;

A strong emphasis on research-mindedness;

Excellent practice learning opportunities provided in partnership with local and regional social work agencies and service users.

If you have completed relevant work experience prior to applying

If you enjoy:

Problem solving

Creative thinking

Working independently and in groups

Engaging in debate

If you want:

A qualification that will equip you for a range of careers in social work, social care, probation and criminal justice.

To work in statutory, voluntary and independent sector organisations in the UK and overseas.

About the programme

Students may study typically over 2 academic years to successfully complete and receive the MA Social Work.

The programme has three possible levels of outcome:

Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert): The Postgraduate Certificate lasts for approximately twelve months. Completion of a set number of academic credits will enable the award of Postgraduate Certificate.

Postgraduate Diploma ( PG Dip): The Postgraduate Diploma lasts for a period of between twelve and twenty four months. The award of the Postgraduate Diploma is conditional on the achievement of academic credits at Master’s level (FHEQ Level 7).

Master’s Degree (MA): Completion of the dissertation will enable students to achieve the cumulative 180 credits required for the award of the MA.

MA Award
Full-time Study Mode

Entry Requirements For This Course

For course specific entry requirements, visit the course page.

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