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Social Work (Postgraduate Entry) Robert Gordon University

Undergraduate

Awarded by: Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

This course will introduce you to the values, skills and competencies required for the practice of social work. It provides graduates with the opportunity to train as social workers to the standard prescribed as qualifying level by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

The higher exit option (MSc) is an academic award based on research rather than a professional award, and offers a methodological underpinning for those seeking to move into research or training in social work. As a graduate of this course you will be capable of gaining employment in areas where a professional qualification in social work is required, including field work, group care, community care and hospital settings in the public, voluntary and private sectors.

  • Qualification

    Master of Science - MSc (PG)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2018

  • Duration

    2 years


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2018.

If you already have a 2018 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code L508
Institution code R36
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

This means the year in which you would like to start the course.

‘Year 1’ means you will start in the first year.

‘Year 0’ means you will enter onto a foundation year.

You may be able to start some courses in the second or third years, if you meet certain criteria. You will need to discuss this with the university or college directly.

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a social science discipline.

Applicants with a lower degree classification and / or relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis.

GCSE in Maths grade B or equivalent required. Applicants that do not have this will be offered the University’s numeracy test.

Applicants are also required to show evidence of computer literacy for the European Computer Driving Licence.

Some experience in a caring or closely allied field is normally required, as well as basic knowledge of the UK and political system.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records check (DBS)

Interview


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £6,750 * Year 1
EU £3,400 * Year 1
International £12,300 * Year 1
England £6,750 * Year 1
Northern Ireland £6,750 * Year 1
Scotland £3,400 * Year 1
Wales £6,750 * Year 1

*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.