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MA Social Work

University of Worcester
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Worcester
English
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Program description

MA Social Work

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 Social Work England register which is a requirement in order to practice as a social worker in England.

This course is approved by Social Work England.

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Admission 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 a certifiable equivalent)
  • Satisfactory occupational health clearance
  • Satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • A minimum of three months contemporary, relevant practice experience verified by reference
  • Candidates whose first language is not English must have a minimum standard of English at IELTS level 7, with no element below level 6.5

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Modules - year 1

  • Fundamentals of practice
  • Theories, approaches and skills
  • Applied law and policy for social workers
  • Assessment and safeguarding
  • Human growth and developing capability
  • Practice - developing capability

Modules - year 2

  • Complex practice
  • Dissertation
  • Practice - achieving capability

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU students: 4,200 per year
  • International students: 10,900 per year

Career opportunities

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

The program 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.

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University of Worcester

Founded in 1946, the University of Worcester is a public campus based university located in the charming city of Worcester - where lively city culture and idyllic rural beauty combine to offer the best of both worlds. The University of...


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University of Worcester

University of Worcester, Henwick Grove
WR2 6AJ Worcester
United Kingdom

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