Social Work (Top Up) at Middlesex University - UCAS

Course summary

Why study MA Social Work (Top-up) at Middlesex University? This Social Work (Top-up) masters course is an academic qualification where you will experience an integration of practice and research. Social workers have a key role in working with other professionals to offer support to some of society's most vulnerable citizens. This programme has been designed for Social Work England registered social workers who have a PGDip in Social Work and who wish to achieve a masters level award. We are looking for people who are committed to social inclusion and who are familiar with issues surrounding disempowerment, deprivation and inclusivity. You will bring leadership skills, the ability to empathise and an ability to deal with complex situations working in partnership with others. You will have a strong commitment to developing the social work profession and to developing evidence based practice.


Modules MA Social Work Dissertation (60 credits) - Compulsory

Entry requirements

PGDip Social Work. Applicants for the MA Social Work (Top Up) programme are required to have six months full-time direct work experience within a social care setting at the time of applying. Voluntary experience may be credited at an equivalent level (e.g. two years of one day per week voluntary service) as well as other relevant life experiences (e.g. informal care-giving) which may also be counted towards this experiential requirement. Plus GCSE C Maths and English. DBS required

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in listening & writing, 22 in speaking and 23 in reading
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £63* Credit
England £63* Credit
Northern Ireland £63* Credit
Scotland £63* Credit
Wales £63* Credit

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

At Middlesex, we have a range of funding and loan options available to ensure you are able to attend university, whatever your financial background. Tuition fees vary for UK, EU and International students. More information about fees for the course you are interested in studying can be found at
Social Work (Top Up) at Middlesex University - UCAS