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Applied Social Studies (Child Care) MSc

Applied Social Studies (Child Care) MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Social Studies: Applied Childcare Skills Child Development (Education) Youth Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This programme is designed to meet the continuing professional development needs of those staff working in the care professions (social work, psychology, education, nursing, teaching, medicine, etc). They present opportunities to study a range of areas including direct practice in child care, management and leadership within organisations, family therapy and adult mental health at postgraduate level. In addition, they aim to maintain educational coherence whilst covering diversity and choice.

Continuing professional registration in social work is predicated on continuing professional development, which this programme and its pathways offer. The DHSSPS has directed that social workers demonstrate their competence covered in the curricula of this programme and its pathways. Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes alongside sterling integration with business experts helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.

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Study mode

Part time

Duration

3 years

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Advanced Knowledge, Theory and Methods (40 Credits) - Core
Working to Promote and Safeguard the Welfare of Children and their Families (40 Credits) - Core
Working to Enhance Outcomes for Children in State Care (40 Credits) - Core
Dissertaion (60 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£5,900

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£16,400

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Equivalent qualifications include the Pre-2007 Post-Qualifying Award in Social Work. Where this is not met, applicants must demonstrate that their experience and qualifications enable them to undertake study at postgraduate level through the uptake of references and through completing a written assignment.

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