The programme is appropriate for you if you are interested in:
- High professional and academic standards;
- A commitment to forms of practice which proactively address discrimination and oppression;
- A strong emphasis on research-mindedness;
- Excellent practice learning opportunities provided in partnership with local and regional social work agencies and service users.
- If you have completed relevant work experience prior to applying
If you enjoy:
- Problem solving
- Creative thinking
- Working independently and in groups
- Engaging in debate
If you want:
- A qualification that will equip you for a range of careers in social work, social care, probation and criminal justice.
- To work in statutory, voluntary and independent sector organisations in the UK and overseas.
About the programme
Students may study typically over 2 academic years to successfully complete and receive the MA Social Work.
The programme has three possible levels of outcome:
- Postgraduate Certificate (PG Cert): The Postgraduate Certificate lasts for approximately twelve months. Completion of a set number of academic credits will enable the award of Postgraduate Certificate.
- Postgraduate Diploma ( PG Dip): The Postgraduate Diploma lasts for a period of between twelve and twenty four months. The award of the Postgraduate Diploma is conditional on the achievement of academic credits at Master’s level (FHEQ Level 7).
- Master’s Degree (MA): Completion of the dissertation will enable students to achieve the cumulative 180 credits required for the award of the MA.
More informationVisit official programme website
- Introduction to Social Work Profession
- Human Development and Psychology across the lifespan
- Social Work Law and Social Policy
- Professional Practice Skills
- Readiness for Practice Interview
- Social Work Methods of Assessment, Intervention, Risk and Safeguarding
- Values, Dilemmas and Conflicts in Social Work Practice
- Assessed Practice
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, National
- Deadline passed, International
DisciplinesSocial Work View 240 other Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Personal Statement – A written piece of about yourself; why you have chosen the course you are applying for, and why you want to come to the University of Chichester
- Copies of Qualifications to date – Translated into English
- Proof of English Language Level – If English is not your first language
- Two academic references
- For a Music course we will need a DVD of a musical performance for 5 minutes long. We also require an academic essay written in English.
- For Dance we need a web link of two performances, one of which should be contemporary and at least three minutes long. We also require an academic essay written in English.
International13600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6980 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6980 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
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.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.
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