Social Work, M.A. | Coventry University | Coventry, United Kingdom
24 months
10600 GBP/year
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Currently accredited by Social Work England, our Social Work course at Coventry University was developed in line with government recommendations in response to the demand for a highly skilled workforce.

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Recognised internationally, the British social work qualification allows you to apply to register for practice as a professional social worker on completion, working for local government, voluntary and third sector organisations, charities or NGOs (additional fees may apply).

Social work is a rewarding profession which enables you to work with and support individuals, families and communities of all ages who face difficulties or distress in their lives.

Your role is to assist them in developing practical strategies to improve their situations and make a positive difference – protecting the vulnerable from harm and abuse or supporting people to live independently. It allows you to give something back to society.

Career prospects 

Graduates from  Social Work course at Coventry University have excellent career prospects in the caring professions, supported by our close links with local employer partners, who are actively involved in the design, delivery and assessment of the programme.

There remains to be healthy employment rates in the local area for qualified local authority social workers, however past graduates have also gone on to wider range of positions in the NHS and voluntary sector.


Social Work England

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal and Policy Frameworks for Practice

  • Using Theories and Methods in Social Work Practice

  • Readiness for Practice

  • Human Growth and Development across the Lifespan 

  • Social Work Practice with Children, Young People & Families

  • Social Work Practice with Adults

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold the equivalent of at least a 2:1 undergraduate degree in any discipline and have at least 1 year’s relevant work experience in a social work-related field. 
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification will be considered on merit if they have completed further qualification(s) at postgraduate levels of study. Maths and English GCSE at Grade 4/C equivalency or suitable alternatives, for example, IELTS at an average of 7.0, with no component below 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    10600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10600 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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