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Postgraduate Social Work in Scotland

18 degrees at 8 universities in Scotland.

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PhD/ MPhil Social Work & Social Policy

PhD/ MPhil Social Work & Social Policy

The School of Social Work & Social Policy offers MPhil and PhD programmes in: Criminology Public health & health policy Social policy Social work In Social Policy, we offer supervision across each...Read more
(4.3)
  • variable - to suit the learner Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)

Mental Health Social Work

Mental Health Social Work

The course trains social workers for the role of Mental Health Officer (MHO) in which they will be able to contribute positively to the care and treatment of those experiencing mental disorder by ensuring...Read more
(4.3)
  • 12 months Part time degree: 3,000 per year (UK)
  • Mental Health Officer Theory and Practice 2
  • Mental Health Officer Theory and Practice 1
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Social Work

Social Work

The MSW in Social Work is a two-year, full-time postgraduate degree course. The qualification is recognised throughout the UK and it’s expected that in due course it will meet the criteria for recognition...Read more
(4.3)
  • 24 months Full time degree: 5,700 per year (UK)
  • Research Methods 1
  • Theory, Practice & Professional Development
  • Theory & Practice 2
  • Professional Practice 1
  • Research Methods 2
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Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) PgCert

Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) PgCert

The demand for health and social care professionals with data science skills is unprecedented. This flexible online programme is aimed at: people working in health or social care or computational roles...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Online degree: 6,035 per year (UK)
  • Introduction to data science in health and social care (20 Credits) - Core
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MSc Social Work

MSc Social Work

You can protect the most vulnerable members of our society and make a positive impact for social justice in the dynamic, challenging and rewarding field of social work. Through both academic and practice-based...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 7,000 per year (UK)
  • Practicing Social Work Skills and Knowledge
  • Practising Social Work Law
  • Researching for Social Work
  • Situating Social Work
  • Theorising for Social Work
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MSW Social Work

MSW Social Work

Gain the professional knowledge and skills you need to qualify and practise as a registered social worker with the ability for leadership Overview This new course is designed for graduates who wish...Read more
(3.8)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 6,720 per year (UK)
  • Research Approaches in Health and Social Care
  • Working Together in Health and Social Care Contexts
  • Working with Individuals, Families and Communities
  • Social Work approaches to assessing compromised health and development (HSC11113)
  • Negotiating the Legal and Ethical Landscape of Social Work
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Social Work MSc

Social Work MSc

MSc Social Work focuses on the values, skills and competencies required for the practice of social work to the qualifying level set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). It will give you the...Read more
(4.2)
  • 27 months Full time degree: 4,890 per year (UK)
  • Social Work Theory, Professional Ethics and Research Methods (15 Credits)
  • Social Work Practice, Sociology and Social Policy (15 Credits)
  • Development, Behaviour and Interpersonal Processes (15 Credits)
  • Readiness For Practice (30 Credits)
  • Change Process, Group Care Contexts and Institutional Experience (15 Credits)
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MSc Social Work Studies

MSc Social Work Studies

Overview This is an integrated academic and professional course which develops the intellectual and practical skills necessary for professional practice as a social worker. We promote an understanding...Read more
(4)
  • 28 months Full time degree
  • Theory and Practice (SWKPGTP) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Social Research Methods (Online) (SWKPGOR) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Human Development in a Family Context (SWKPGDE) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Practice Placement 1 (SWKPGP1) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Theory and Practice: Crime, Welfare and Justice (SWKPGCJ) (20 Credits) - Core
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Advanced Social Work Studies MSc

Advanced Social Work Studies MSc

Study advanced social work and develop the research and leadership skills you need to enhance your social work practice. Learning alongside students from other professions, and from all over the world,...Read more
(4.1)
  • 12 months Full time degree: 8,350 per year (UK)
  • Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Academic Writing Skills for Social Work (10 Credits) - Core
  • Leadership and Organisational Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Caring within Integrated Services (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methods for Professional Inquiry (30 Credits) - Core
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Social Work MSc

Social Work MSc

Overview Qualify as a social worker through this professionally accredited two-year MSc programme by developing the practical skills and knowledge you need to play a crucial role in improving people’s lives. ...Read more
(4)
  • 2 years Full time degree: 7,000 per year (UK)
  • Social Work Theory: Application in Practice (40 Credits) - Core
  • Assessed Practice 1 (40 Credits) - Core
  • Applied Law for Social Work Practice (20 Credits) - Core
  • Assessed Practice 2 (20 Credits) - Core
  • MSc Social Work Dissertation (60 Credits)
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Social Work, Master of MSW

Social Work, Master of MSW

Programme descriptionOur Master of Social Work (MSW) programme is a professional postgraduate qualification for those looking to practice as qualified social workers. You’ll gain a fundamental understanding...Read more
(4.3)
  • 21 months Full time degree: 12,500 per year (UK)
  • Social Work with Individuals and Families- Core
  • Doing Social Work Research- Core
  • Working with Self and Others 1: Skills, Theories & Methods- Core
  • Understanding Care and Control in Social Work- Core
  • Professional Social Work Practice 1- Core
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Social Work MSc

Social Work MSc

This postgraduate qualification combines theory and practice to provide you with the professional accreditation needed for a career in social work or a related profession. Aimed at graduates from all...Read more
(4.1)
  • 22 months Full time degree: 6,550 per year (UK)
  • SW50013 Professional Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • SW50010 Policy Development (30 Credits) - Core
  • Academic Writing Skills for Social Work (10 Credits) - Core
  • Caring within Integrated Services (30 Credits) - Core
  • SW50019 Leading for Change in Organisations (30 Credits) - Core
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Social Work PhD

Social Work PhD

Research profileOur social work researchers have excellent links with professional and social work services in statutory and voluntary sectors throughout Scotland and the UK. We also have a number of...Read more
(4.3)
  • 3 years Full time degree: 4,596 per year (UK)
  • 6 years Part time degree: 2,298 per year (UK)

Social Work (Professional Doctorate) DSW

Social Work (Professional Doctorate) DSW

The major challenges confronting society are complex and interdisciplinary, and current solutions to today’s and tomorrow’s intractable problems are not working. This complexity requires a different type...Read more
(4.1)
  • 48 months Online degree
  • 48 months Part time degree
  • Leadership in Professional Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Research Methodologies for Interdisciplinarity (30 Credits) - Core
  • Critical Review of Literature and Practice (30 Credits) - Core
  • Professional Identities in a Changing World (30 Credits) - Core
  • Transforming Lives Through Innovation (30 Credits) - Core
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Advanced Social Work Studies (Mental Health Officer Award) PgCert

Advanced Social Work Studies (Mental Health Officer Award) PgCert

Programme descriptionThis programme is the postgraduate qualification for qualified social workers wishing to practice as mental health officers (MHOs). It has been designed and delivered in partnership...Read more
(4.3)
  • 9 months Full time degree
  • Working with mentally disordered persons within the criminal justice system (SCWR11021) (10 Credits) - Core
  • Assessment and Management of Need, Care and Risk in relation to the MHO role (SCWR11019) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Mental Well being and the MHO Role in relation to adults: working across and between the relevant legislation (SCWR11020) (20 Credits) - Core
  • Mental Wellbeing and Mental Disorder (SCWR11026) (10 Credits) - Core
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Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) MSc

Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) MSc

The demand for health and social care professionals with data science skills is unprecedented. This flexible online programme is aimed at: people working in health or social care or computational roles...Read more
(4.3)
  • 3 years Online degree: 6,035 per year (UK)
  • Introduction to data science in health and social care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Data Science for Health and Social Care
  • Data Science for Health and Social Care
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Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) PgProfDev

Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) PgProfDev

The demand for health and social care professionals with data science skills is unprecedented. This flexible online programme is aimed at: people working in health or social care or computational roles...Read more
(4.3)
  • 2 years Online degree

Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) PgDip

Data Science for Health and Social Care (Online Learning) PgDip

The demand for health and social care professionals with data science skills is unprecedented. This flexible online programme is aimed at: people working in health or social care or computational roles...Read more
(4.3)
  • 2 years Online degree: 6,035 per year (UK)
  • Introduction to data science in health and social care (20 Credits) - Core
  • Data Science for Health and Social Care
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