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Social Work

University of Worcester

M.A.
24 months
Duration
13700 GBP/year
5050 GBP/year
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About

The Social Work programme of University of Worcester delivers a professional qualification combined with an academic award.

Overview

Succesful completion of the Social Work programme of University of Worcester means individuals are eligible to apply to join the Social Work England register which is a requirement in order to practice as a social worker in England.

Key features

  • The course dynamically integrates theory and practice embracing both learning in the classroom and in placement settings. The course provides a generic learning opportunity encompassing all service user groups and every effort is made to involve service users, carers, practitioners and managers from across the social work arena in the learning experience.
  • While the course works to the UK points of reference including the QAA benchmarks and the requirements of Social Work England, the course team also embrace the International Federation of Social Work's definition: The social work profession promotes social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance well-being. Utilising theories of human behaviour and social systems, social work intervenes at the points where people interact with their environments. Principles of human rights and social justice are fundamental to social work.

Where could it take you?

On successful completion of the course you will be eligible to apply to join the Social Work England register and seek employment as a qualified social worker in a variety of organisations in the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors.

The programme works closely with Worcestershire and Hereford Councils to enhance employment opportunities on completion of the degree.

To date graduates have demonstrated a good record in gaining employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of practice
  • Theories, approaches and skills
  • Applied law and policy for social workers
  • Assessment and safeguarding
  • Human growth and development
  • Practice - developing capabilities

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
86
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours Degree at 2:1 or above in a relevant degree
  • GCSE English Language & Maths grade C/4 or above (or a certifiable equivalent)
  • Satisfactory occupational health clearance
  • Satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • A minimum of three months contemporary, relevant practice experience verified by reference
  • Candidates whose first language is not English must have a minimum standard of English at IELTS level 7, with no element below level 6.5

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13700 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5050 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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