Social Work at Middlesex University - UCAS

Course summary

Why study PGDip Social Work with us? This course stands out as an accelerated and innovative path to becoming a professional social worker. Approved by Social Work England, our program integrates practice and research, ensuring you develop into a competent and enthusiastic practitioner. With strong ties to local employers, some teaching is co-delivered by practicing social workers and service users. Our immersive approach, including extensive tutor contact time, prepares you for the dynamic field of social work. You'll benefit from high-quality placements, interactive learning, and a supportive environment to launch your career. What will you learn? Through an extensive curriculum mapped against professional standards, you'll delve into social work theories, practical skills application, legislation, and relationship-based practices. The program emphasizes readiness for direct practice learning, fostering skills in communication, conflict management, and various interventions. These skills will be honed during two extensive placements, enhancing your capabilities significantly. How do we support your career development? The PGDip Social Work is approved by Social Work England, allowing graduates to register as social workers. Benefit from the North London Social Work Teaching Partnership, ensuring diverse perspectives from academics, service users, and social work practitioners. Placements in varied settings, from local authorities to charities, provide a solid foundation for a fulfilling career as a social worker. Introducing our new Learning Framework After working with our students to gather feedback on what they love most about our courses, we’re making some changes to how we structure and teach our programmes for the start of the 2024/25 academic year. You can find more information about how this course is affected by viewing the relevant course information sheet on our Learning Framework page:


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How to apply

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Hendon Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Entry requirements listed are accurate at the time of publishing and vary between programmes. Please check your chosen course page for specific entry requirements. Depending on your chosen course, we also consider a combination of qualifications. The latest entry requirements can be found on the course page:

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Additional entry requirements


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

England £11500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11500 Year 1
Scotland £11500 Year 1
Wales £11500 Year 1
Channel Islands £11500 Year 1
EU £16800 Year 1
International £16800 Year 1

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

We want uni study to be an option for everyone with opportunities to make the most of your time as a student, even with the rising cost of living. We do everything we can to help you afford uni with access to money that you don’t have to pay back, reductions in costs of studying and personal financial advice. For more information about our financial support, visit:
Social Work at Middlesex University - UCAS