menu icon
Social Work (E85) PG Dip Soc Wk

Social Work (E85) PG Dip Soc Wk

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Social Work

Course type


Course Summary

>This is a professional qualification enabling registration as a social worker in England. It combines academic learning with practice-based learning. It is an interdisciplinary qualification, taking 17 months. You may claim this diploma as a discrete qualification, or as an embedded award within the Master of Arts in Social Work.

Different course options

Distance without attendance | Run at the client site in the region of United Kingdom | 2 years | APR

Study mode

Distance without attendance


2 years

Start date



Advancing social work practice (K833) (60 Credits) - Core
Developing social work practice (K832) (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Fees are paid per unit.

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

Not known

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants will be required to have an honours degree with a minimum 2:2 classification in any discipline together with a proven record of experience of engaging directly with Service Users in a professional setting. Candidates? experience will be considered individually on application but we would normally expect a minimum of one year's experience ? either paid or voluntary ? in a setting such as a local authority or a health or social care provider in the private, voluntary or independent sector. Applicants who do not meet the work experience requirement but hold a 2:1 classification in a cognate discipline will also be considered.