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Full time | University of Greenwich (Greenwich Campus) | 2 years | SEP-22

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Full time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Social Work

Course type


Course Summary

The master's in Social Work will help you to develop the skills and resilience to meet challenging roles. You will learn how to advise and support people at times of difficulty and deal with a wide range of problems. We offer a variety of inspiring and motivating learning activities led by academics, expert practitioners and service users. This involves the opportunity to learn with students from other health and social care disciplines. By the end of the course, you will have developed your skills in line with Knowledge and Skills Statements for either adults or children and families social work. You will also have a vision towards the Assessed and Supported Year in Practice. You will attend two work placements: 70 days in your first year and 100 days in your second year. These will be in contrasting settings and with groups of people with differing needs.


This module?s aim is to introduce students to research methodologies and ethics, research-informed knowledge and its impact on social work practice. The module will also introduce students to the concept of evidence-based practice, and will enhance their skills in understanding, designing and undertaking independent research that leads to evidence.

Tuition fees

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Entry requirements

Applicants should have: A good honours degree (2:2 or above) from a UK university or an equivalent qualification; GCSE English and mathematics at grade C or above, or equivalent; A minimum of one year's full-time or part-time experience or equivalent in a social care or advocacy related activity, either paid or voluntary.

Department profile

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences With over 100 years history of delivering education the Faculty is proud of its long-established reputation for providing high quality education and training. We aim to transform the lives of students from a wide range of backgrounds by providing an education that enables them to become creative and confident contributors to society and as a faculty we ensure that our students graduate with the...more

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