• Application Deadline
  • 22 months
    Duration

About

This Social Work programme from University of Dundee provides you with the professional accreditation required to undertake a career in social work or in one of the professions allied to social work. 

It combines theory with practice, with considerable engagement with service users and social work professionals, whose experiences and perspectives have contributed to the development of this highly regarded course.

The aims of the course are to equip you to:

  • Work in partnership with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities
  • Work for social justice
  • Act with a strong professional identity and function competently in multi-disciplinary teams and settings
  • Practise as accountable and autonomous professionals
  • Operate with confidence

Careers

On graduating from this course you will have a professionally-required social work qualification which opens up employment opportunities across a broad range of social work roles in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors and also in a range of allied professions.  

You will be fully equipped to work as an accountable, autonomous professional in partnership with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities.

Accreditation

The MSc in Social Work is professionally accredited by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Programme Structure

Modules included:
  • Decision Making
  • Caring within Integrated Services
  • Professional Practice
  • Leading for Change in Organisations
  • Policy Development
  • Enhanced Professional Practice

Audience

Who should study this course?

This programme is intended for students who wish to qualify and register as a social worker with the Scottish Social Services Council and who wish to study on an innovative and engaging Master's level programme.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 22 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

You should have an Honours Degree of 2:2 or above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17275 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17275 GBP per year and a duration of 22 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5950 GBP per year and a duration of 22 months.
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Living costs for Dundee

  • 787 - 1500 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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