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Advanced Social Work MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Social Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

This course supports the development of experienced social workers who are in some form of leadership role It seeks to consolidate learning in line with the eighth level of the College of Social Work's Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF). At this stage, you are expected to be a specialist with some strategic influence. Applicants to the MSc have usually achieved the Professional Social Work Practice PGCert and PGDip and therefore already chosen a practice, education or management route. Advice and guidance on this issue are available from the admissions tutor if desired. As a course of continuing professional development (CPD), the Advanced Social Work MSc is not accredited by a Professional, Statutory and Regulatory Body (PSRB). However, you must still be registered as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to be accepted on to the programme. This MSc will advance you to the highest levels of the PCF and of social work practice. You will be more likely to secure a position as a strategic social work educator, a principal social worker or a strategic social work manager, depending on your chosen specialism.

Different course options

Study mode

Part time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

Research in Advanced Social Work Practice: The Dissertation

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a first degree, or accredited prior learning (APL), a recognised social work qualification, a registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a social worker and a minimum of 15 hours per week dedicated to professional social work practice in a leadership role and the agreement of an employer to facilitate relevant experience and supervision.

University information

Located on England’s beautiful south coast, the University of Brighton is a busy multi-campus university with a diverse body of over 3,800 postgraduate students. The university offer over 200 postgraduate courses, many accredited by professional bodies, and most providing flexible study options so that students can balance their studies with other commitments. The University was awarded silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. The...more

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