University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Social Work (Postgraduate Entry)

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Course summary

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Overview 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. 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.
  • While the course works to the UK points of reference including the QAA benchmarks and the requirements of Social Work England, the course team also embrace the International Federation of Social Work's definition: The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being. Utilising theories of human behaviour and social systems, social work intervenes at the points where people interact with their environments. Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L508
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

An Honours Degree at 2:1 or above • A minimum of six months contemporary, relevant practice experience verified by reference • GCSE English Language & Maths grade C or above,. Functional Skills Level 2 in Mathematics is acceptable. **Functional Skills Level 2 English is NOT acceptable.** • IELTS 7.0 (if English is not your first language) with no element below 6.5.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £12700* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Social Work (Postgraduate Entry) at University of Worcester - UCAS