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Key information
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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Social Work

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MA in Social Work delivers a professional qualification combined with an academic award. Successful completion of the course means individuals are eligible to apply to join the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) register which is a requirement in order to practice as a social worker in the UK.

This course is approved by the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Key features

  • The course dynamically integrates theory and practice embracing both learning in the classroom and in placement settings. The course provides a generic learning opportunity encompassing all service user groups and every effort is made to involve service users, carers, practitioners and managers from across the social work arena in the learning experience.

Where could it take you?

On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to apply to join the HCPC register and seek employment as a qualified social worker in a variety of organisations in the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors.

The programme works closely with Worcestershire and Hereford Councils to enhance employment opportunities on completion of the degree.

To date graduates have demonstrated a good record in gaining employment.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

2 years

Start date

SEP

Modules

Fundamentals of Practice - Core
Theories, Approaches and Skills - Core
Applied Law and Policy for Social Workers - Core
Assessment and Safeguarding - Core
Human Growth and Development - Core
Practice - Developing Capabilities - Core
Complex Practice - Core
Dissertation - Core
Practice - Achieving Capabilities - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,915

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£10,300

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Before applying candidates should possess the following: An Honours Degree at 2:1 or above in a relevant degree GCSE English Language & Maths grade C/4 or above (or an acceptable equivalent) Satisfactory occupational health clearance Satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check A minimum of six months contemporary, relevant practice experience (minimum of 10 hours weekly) verified by reference