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MA Social Work Specialisms

34 degrees at 22 universities in the UK.

Early Childhood Studies MA

Early Childhood Studies MA

This distance-learning programme is designed for professionals working within the early childhood workforce, including those who may not be working directly with children but are involved in developing...Read more
(3.5)
  • 1 year Distance without attendance degree: £5,610 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree: £5,610 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

  • Research Methods and the Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
  • Distinctive Approaches in Early Childhood Education and Care (30 Credits) - Core
  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood (30 Credits) - Core
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Early Childhood Leadership and Practice MA

Early Childhood Leadership and Practice MA

Early childhood has become a massive, rapidly changing field over the past 20 years, with many new avenues opening up for those with enhanced qualifications in the subject. At UEL, we recognise that the...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,540 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £6,540 per year (UK/EU)

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Childhood Studies MA

Childhood Studies MA

This course involves drawing on sociology, psychology, anthropology, history, philosophy, human geography and inclusive education among others, this programme will give them an understanding of the lives...Read more
(4.2)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £7,500 overall cost (UK/EU)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Advanced Practice (Child and Family Social Work) MA

Advanced Practice (Child and Family Social Work) MA

This course will allow you to focus on your own specialist area of practice with children and families, and to have a positive impact on service development from a practice perspective. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 5 years Part time degree

Modules

Mental Health MA

Mental Health MA

This course is designed to enable you to meet the challenges of vulnerable people with mental health needs, in primary care settings. A unique feature of this course is its focus on application in practice...Read more
(4.3)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,010 per year (UK/EU)

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International Child Studies MA

International Child Studies MA

This course is appropriate for professionals working in the statutory or voluntary sector overseas; those aspires to work in the statutory or voluntary sector overseas who hold a first degree in a relevant...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,560 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,780 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Childhood Studies MA

Childhood Studies MA

This course aims to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to the study of children and childhood. This course is designed for a wide range of professionals working with children. A broad range of topics...Read more
(4.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £5,950 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £1,950 per year (UK/EU)

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Woman and Child Abuse MA

Woman and Child Abuse MA

This course is ideal for those who are working in specialised services for women and children who have experienced violence, in policymaking or delivery at local, regional or national levels, or are wishing...Read more
(3.5)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,345 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £8,345 per year (UK/EU)

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Advanced Mental Health Practice MA

Advanced Mental Health Practice MA

The principle aim of the course is to prepare practitioners who will be considered for appointment as approved mental health professionals under the Mental Health Act 2007. After completing the course,...Read more
(3.9)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £7,250 overall cost (UK/EU)

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Care of Older People MA

Care of Older People MA

This course is aimed at those who are caring for older people in a care setting. It will reflect local, national and international agendas and their assignment work will focus on developing their practice. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 5 years Part time degree

Modules

Advanced Practice (Vulnerable Adults) MA

Advanced Practice (Vulnerable Adults) MA

This course offers a continuing professional development (CPD) route which is linked to career progression but retains the emphasis on advanced social work practice with vulnerable adults. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 5 years Part time degree: £6,110 overall cost (UK/EU)

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Applied Anthropology and Community and Youth Work MA

Applied Anthropology and Community and Youth Work MA

This MA is the first of its kind in the country, combining academic and professional qualifications. It is aimed at students who wish to pursue a career in youth and community work and who need a professional...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,130 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £4,065 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Mental Health Practice MA

Mental Health Practice MA

The two interdependent elements in this qualification are: Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) training; Either a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or MA in Mental Health Practice. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £3,250 per year (UK/EU)

Refugee Care MA

Refugee Care MA

The central focus of our MA Refugee Care is to introduce a therapeutic dimension and a psychosocial perspective to working with this group of people, and is the only postgraduate course to offer a combination...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,560 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,780 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Community Care MA by Research

Community Care MA by Research

The Research areas include: social inequalities and community care; intellectual and developmental disabilities. This course improves employability prospects for both those with established careers and...Read more
(4.4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £4,195 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £2,100 per year (UK/EU)

Working for Children and Young people MA

Working for Children and Young people MA

MA Working for Children and Young People is for those students who are professionally qualified in youth work at undergraduate level and looking for professional and academic progression. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 5 years Part time degree

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Nursing, Mental Health (pre-registration) MA

Nursing, Mental Health (pre-registration) MA

This course prepares you to be a confident professional practitioner able to care for people experiencing mental health problems and their families and carers within an ever changing health and social care environment. ...Read more
(3.9)
  • 3 years Full time degree
  • 8 years Part time degree

Modules

Childhood and Youth (F55) MA

Childhood and Youth (F55) MA

This course offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth underpinned by a commitment to integrated practice. It is ideal if you want to enhance your knowledge of this area,...Read more
(3.8)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree

Modules

Philosophy and Mental Health MA / PgDip / PgCert

Philosophy and Mental Health MA / PgDip / PgCert

This course is a rapidly developing field developed by philosophers, clinicians, eg psychiatrists and mental health nurses and mental health service users. Based on the Oxford Textbook of Philosophy and...Read more
(4.3)
  • 3 years Online degree

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Dementia Studies MA

Dementia Studies MA

The MA programme team is comprised of academics and practitioners active in dementia education, research, and clinical practice. The 8 units included in the programme reflect what we believe are essential...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £2,170 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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