Social Work, M.A. | Keele University | Keele, United Kingdom
24 months
Duration
21900 GBP/year
8000 GBP/year
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About

The Social Work programme from Keele University provides the training necessary for you to apply to register as a social worker in England.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Social Work programme from Keele University focuses on developing your skills to engage with a diverse range of people, both adults and children, to address complex life challenges and enhance wellbeing. This will equip you to work in an exciting profession, promoting the rights and wellbeing of people, families and communities, through establishing and maintaining the trust and confidence of those people while acting with professional integrity and promoting ethical practice.

Career:

Careers directly related to this degree include:

  • Social worker
  • Family support worker

Careers where your degree would be useful include:

  • Careers adviser
  • Community development worker
  • Counsellor
  • Equality, diversity and inclusion officer
  • Youth worker

Programme Structure

Courses Include:
  • Power and discrimination 
  • Social work theory and methods 
  • Area of practice: children and families 
  • Area of practice: adults 
  • Life course development 
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Taught element (interpersonal skills, preparation for practice learning) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no fixed closing dates for the majority of our courses, however some courses may become full and close early. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Other requirements

General requirements

The following entry criteria must be met:

  • Normally a 2.1 classification in an undergraduate Honours degree. A lower degree classification may be considered, on a case by case basis, depending on other postgraduate qualifications or experience.
  • English Language and Maths GCSE Grade C or above (or Functional Skills Level 2)
  • IELTS - An overall score of 7 is required with no less than 6.5 in each subtest taken in one sitting.
  • A satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) (Enhanced and Barred Lists) check

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21900 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8000 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Keele

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

The following scholarships may be targeted at specific countries, subjects and talent areas. In some cases you may be required to make an independent application, for others the scholarship will be awarded automatically.

  • KEELE INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIP (PGT)

Up to £5,000 based on undergraduate degree award.

  • DEVELOPING COUNTRIES SCHOLARSHIP

£1,000 for students who are nationals of the least developed, low and lower middle-income countries.

  • KEELE ALUMNI DISCOUNT

  • CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIPS

  • COMMONWEALTH SCHOLARSHIPS

  • GREAT SCHOLARSHIPS 2022

  • MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS FOR NORTH AMERICAN STUDENTS

  • US FEDERAL STUDENT LOANSARTICLE 26 ASYLUM SEEKER BURSARY

  • FULL TIME MBA SCHOLARSHIP
  • MSC AI AND DATA SCIENCE SCHOLARARSHIP

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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