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Social Work

Edinburgh Napier University

24 months
15490 GBP/year
6525 GBP/year
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Gain the professional knowledge and skills you need to qualify and practise as a registered social worker with the ability for leadership with this Social Work at the Edinburgh Napier University.


This new course is designed for graduates who wish to qualify as a social worker within a two-year time frame.

The Social Work at the Edinburgh Napier University is unique in that it has been developed alongside the MSc Physiotherapy and MSc Occupational Therapy programmes to prepare you to work effectively within the complex and rapidly evolving environment of health and social care.


The course enables you to provide leadership as a qualified social worker, ready to work in the local authority or third sector, within the areas of Children and Families, Criminal Justice and Adult Social Work.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Innovation in Health and Social care
  • Negotiating the Legal and Ethical Landscape
  • Professional Preparation for Social Work Practice
  • Public protection in a changing and complex global context 
  • Risk Uncertainty and Complex Decision Making 
  • Social Work Practice 
  • Social Work approaches to assessing compromised health and development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • You can apply all year round


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) with honours at a minimum of 2.2 preferably in a Social Science related subject.
  • Evidenced study in the area of English and Maths is also required.
  • Applicants with other professional qualifications and experience may be considered on an individual basis. 
  • In addition to the academic qualifications, applicants must demonstrate a commitment to and knowledge of Social Work as a career via a maximum 500 word personal statement. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15490 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15490 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6525 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6525 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £6,525
  • Overseas and EU £15,490

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 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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