24 months
Duration
14500 GBP/year
7600 GBP/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
Anytime
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

With the Social Work programme at the Oxford Brookes University, you will have access to a wide range of work-based learning opportunities with Oxfordshire and neighbouring authorities and allied agencies.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You will receive the input of experienced researchers working in the established areas of:

  • children and families
  • drugs and alcohol
  • ageing
  • inter-professional education
  • collaborative practice

Career prospects

On successful completion of the Social Work programme at the Oxford Brookes University , graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a qualified social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council (due to change to Social Work England), and then to enter employment.

Graduates of the MA programme will be well-placed to apply for a place on an MPhil / PhD programme should they wish to pursue a career in research at a later date.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Skill Development and Professional Communication
  • The Policy and Law Context of Social Care
  • Social Work Practice 
  • Social Work Theory, Assessment and Evidence-Informed Intervention with Adults
  • Supporting Children and Families: Building the Evidence
  • Social Work Theory, Assessment and Evidence-Informed Intervention with Children and Families

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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 (required)
Lower Second Class (recommended)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

You must:

  • have a good honours degree (2:1 or above for the MA; 2:2 or above for the PGDip), or a professional qualification equivalent to an undergraduate degree, normally in a cognate area
  • have basic IT skills with reliable access to the internet, preferably through a broadband connection.
Additionally:
  • you should have experience of paid or voluntary work with vulnerable people. This would typically be the equivalent of one year’s full-time experience of social care or health care-related practice in either the statutory or the voluntary sector. Caring in a personal capacity may in some instances be acceptable as relevant experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7600 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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.

Our partners

Social Work
-
Oxford Brookes University

Wishlist