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Social Work

University College Cork

24 months
Duration
18080 EUR/year
7965 EUR/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Social Work from University College Cork is a two-year full-time course that combines academic study with fieldwork placements.

Overview

Learning outcomes

At this Social Work course at University College Cork you will take modules in social work theory, skills, social policy and topics specific to social work settings such as child and family welfare and mental health. When you have completed this course, you will be able to:

  • apply knowledge of social systems and human behaviour to promote social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment of people to enhance their well-being
  • critically examine and respond to the impact of social and political contexts on service users and social work
  • promote principles of social justice, human rights and anti-oppressive practice as intrinsic elements of social work practice
  • demonstrate core social work practice skills in the areas of: professional autonomy and accountability, interpersonal and professional relationships, effective communication, personal and professional development, provision of quality services, knowledge, understanding and skills
  • demonstrate knowledge of theory, legislation, policy, official inquiry reports and international conventions, and apply them to assessment and intervention planning in social work practice
  • illustrate an approach to learning that is self-directed, strengths-based and reflective. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Applied Social Research 
  • Child and Family Welfare 
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Reflective Counselling
  • Practice Skills 
  • Social Policy, Social Exclusion & Anti-Discriminatory Practice
  • Practice Placement 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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).
6.5
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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.
90

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work Studies option is aimed at graduates who have already completed their BSocSc level 8 degree (or equivalent) but achieved an overall 3H result.  BSocSc Graduates (level 8) (or its equivalent) who have already completed their degrees and did not achieve at least a Second Class Honours but achieved an overall 3H result can apply for the Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work Studies option (CKC06). 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18080 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18080 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7965 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7965 EUR 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.

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Updated over a year ago

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