Cardiff University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This is a two-year full-time programme leading to an MA and a professional qualification in social work. Situated within the broader environment of social sciences, this programme provides a theoretical and critical approach to the acquisition and appreciation of knowledge about social work practice and its context. Principles of human rights are core. Distinctive features •Our teaching staff have current practice and research backgrounds that keep them up to date with developments in the field. •A range of placement opportunities in specialist fields are provided. •Bursaries may be available from the Care Council for Wales (or other UK equivalent councils). •The programme continues to meet the Care Council for Wales’ requirements with no conditions according to yearly reviews. •There are opportunities to take part in student exchange (ERASMUS) and carry out some study abroad (currently Finland, Lithuania, Austria or Germany). •Users of social services are central to the management and delivery of the Programme.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site - Cardiff|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|Extended Project||A||For applicants taking the EPQ qualification, an A in the EPQ can be recognised to lower the entry requirements by a single grade. For example an AAB offer would be “AAB from 3 A levels or ABB from 3 A levels and a grade A in the EPQ”. Please note that any subject specific requirements must be met.|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE Maths and English at Grade C or 4.|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
A first degree at 2.2 or higher and grade C GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) together with relevant experience is required. All candidates have to be registerable with the Care Council criteria.
English language requirements
All applicants are expected to have demonstrable English language skills. Most courses ask for GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent, but some courses ask for GCSE English grade B/6 or equivalent.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7700||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Cardiff University has many scholarships on offer to our prospective students. Please see our website at http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/funding/scholarships for further information.