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MA Social Work Specialisms

37 degrees at 25 universities in the UK.

Community Development and Youth Work : Leadership and Practice PgDip / MA

Community Development and Youth Work : Leadership and Practice PgDip / MA

The PgDip/MA is aimed at graduates with relevant experience, particularly in working with young people/communities, and with a commitment to community/social education, youth development, and the possibilities...Read more
(3.5)
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

  • Research and Practice
  • Dissertation
  • Specialist Supported Project: Community Development and Youth Work: Leadership and Practice
  • Mapping the territory: critical concepts and issues
  • Shaping the Future
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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)

Modules

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)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

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: £6,950 overall cost (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)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £7,560 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £3,780 per year (UK/EU)

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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
(3.7)
  • 1 year Distance without attendance degree: £5,610 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree: £5,610 per year (UK/EU)

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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: £6,635 overall cost (UK/EU)

Modules

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
(3.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £8,345 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £8,345 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

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
(3.7)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £3,340 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Childhood MA

Childhood MA

This course will develop your higher level critical awareness of the concept of childhood, informing your practice and enhancing your professional relationships with children and young people. ...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

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

Education (Early Childhood Studies) MA

Education (Early Childhood Studies) MA

This course is for those who are looking to develop your career within the specialist field of early childhood education. In this course you’ll reflect on a range of international attitudes to early childhood education. ...Read more
(3.7)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Advanced Child Protection - PgCert, PgDip, MA

Advanced Child Protection - PgCert, PgDip, MA

The programme is for experienced professionals and is fully accredited by the University of Kent. The MA gives a 360-degree perspective on child protection, introducing you to the viewpoints of academics,...Read more
(4.5)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: £4,000 per year (UK/EU)

Modules

Working for Children and Young people (Youth Work Initial Qualifying) MA

Working for Children and Young people (Youth Work Initial Qualifying) MA

This course has been designed to reflect the changing statutory and voluntary social and education sector that embraces professionals working in Youth Work, community development, health, education, social...Read more
(4.2)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £6,000 per year (UK/EU)

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
(3.6)
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree
  • 3 years Distance without attendance degree

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Contemporary Practice with Children and Young People MA

Contemporary Practice with Children and Young People MA

This course will enhance your knowledge and academic confidence. It provides specialist knowledge in children’s rights and participation and child safeguarding as well as an introduction to a broad range...Read more
(4.3)
  • 1 year Full time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)
  • 3 years Part time degree: £6,500 per year (UK/EU)

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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: £7,000 per year (UK/EU)
  • variable - to suit the learner Part time degree: £7,000 per year (UK/EU)

Family Support MA

Family Support MA

The MA in Family support offers a flexible programme of study in a range of settings to support the acquisition of a postgraduate qualification to cater for the professional and academic development needs...Read more
(4)
  • 1 year Full time degree
  • 2 years Part time degree

Modules

Leadership of School Mental Health and Wellbeing MA

Leadership of School Mental Health and Wellbeing MA

Mental health has been described by the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, as one of the greatest challenges of our time. This masters course will ensure you can promote positive mental health and wellbeing...Read more
(4.1)
  • 2 years Distance without attendance degree: £31 credit (UK/EU)
  • 2 years Part time degree: £31 credit (UK/EU)

Modules

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