Middlesex University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Social Work (L500) (Taught)

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Course summary

This programme is approved by the HCPC The Masters in Social Work is an academic and professional 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. Why study MA Social Work at Middlesex University? This innovative and accelerated postgraduate social work course offers the opportunity to engage with an intensive and immersive programme of teaching and learning integrating practice placements. Over the duration of the programme, you will develop into a competent and enthusiastic social work practitioner ready to engage with the rigours of this dynamic and exciting profession. We have excellent relationships with local employers through our long standing stakeholders group and our new Teaching Partnership. As a result, some of your teaching with be co-delivered by practising social workers and service users. This programme offers an accelerated route to becoming a professional social worker for highly motivated recent graduates or for career changers looking for new challenges and opportunities. You will be able to develop an excellent and valued social worker with the capacity to work in all statutory social work settings and in a wide variety of private and voluntary workplaces in the UK and abroad. You will also be able to take advantage of high quality placements in both adult and children’s services including a final 100 day placement in a statutory social work setting. Course highlights You will benefit from high levels of tutor contact time through extended teaching sessions, interactive workshop style seminars and e-learning resources You will be taught by staff from within our Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine, where prominent and pioneering research projects in the disciplines of social work and mental health is undertaken As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module, free printing and copying, 24 hour library services and access to a range of other valued resources

Course details

Modules

Readiness for Direct Practice (15 credits) - Compulsory Social Work Theory (15 credits) - Compulsory Social Work Law (15 credits) - Compulsory Advanced Social Work Practice (15 credits) - Compulsory Understanding the Life Course (15 credits) - Compulsory Social Work Research (15 credits) - Compulsory Practice Placements (30 credits) - Compulsory Dissertation (60 credits) - Compulsory


Entry requirements

An upper second class degree classification is required.  Applicants who have a lower second class classification will be considered where there is evidence of additional qualifications and or relevant work experience.


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 £16500* Whole course
England £11500* Whole course
Northern Ireland £11500* Whole course
Scotland £11500* Whole course
Wales £11500* Whole course
Channel Islands £11500* Whole course
International £16500* Whole course

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Social Work (L500) at Middlesex University - UCAS