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(A small increase can be expected for the subsequent year)
September - September (24 months) or January - January (24 months). Please note from 2014 there will be a September start only.
The aim of our MA in Social Work is to provide students, who already hold a first degree, with a professional social work qualification at Master's level.
The course will enable you to be a confident, competent, qualified social work practitioner. We offer a well established course with a national reputation for producing high-calibre workers. Our course is designed, managed and delivered by a Programme Management Board that includes practice placement agencies, students, lecturers and practitioners. Stakeholder involvement ensures that our course maintains a dynamic, outward-looking approach towards social work education with a clear focus on the needs of service users.
On completion of the MA in Social Work you will have:
Knowledge and Understanding of social work services and service users; the service delivery context; values and ethics; social work theory; the nature of social work practice.
Discipline skills in assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities; support of individuals to represent their needs, views and circumstances; the management of risk to users, self and colleagues; workload management and accountability; self reflective practice and professional competence.
Transferable skills in the use of communication and information technology and numerical skills; problem solving skills including: problem management, information gathering, analysis and synthesis, intervention and evaluation; communication skills; skills in working with others; skills in personal and professional development.
Please note, the next available intake for this course is September 2013.
Modules: All Modules are Core (C)
Year 1 - Part 1 (60 Credits):
Year 1 - Part 2 (60 Credits):
Year 2 - Part 1 (20 Credits):
Year 2 - Part 2 (40 Credits):
The MA in Social Work includes two assessed practice placements.
IELTS at 6.5 or the equivalent
Please note that these PDFs are correct as at time of print (2012). For the most up to date course information please use the web pages.