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Social Work

London Metropolitan University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
8270 GBP/year
8240 GBP/year
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About

The Social Work MSc course at London Metropolitan University is professionally accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Once you’ve successfully completed the course and become a registered social worker with the HCPC, you’ll also be eligible for membership of the British Association of Social Workers.

Overview

The  Social Work MSc course at London Metropolitan University is rooted in the principles of equality and social justice. It covers a wide range of social work subjects, helping you to become a reflective and resilient practitioner who can work in a variety of settings. This may include working with children, families, older people or individuals with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

The focus of this professionally-accredited Social Work MSc programme is to help you develop practical skills that are necessary for a successful career in the health and social care sector. Training is based on up-to-date research, academic theories, policy and legislation. You’ll develop knowledge in a number of relevant subjects including the application of law, assessment and planning, human growth and development, research evaluation, safeguarding vulnerable adults and children, as well as social work theory.

After the course

You will be qualified to practise social work (subject to the requirements of registration with the Health and Care Professions Council) and be eligible to become a member of the British Association of Social Workers. This is of major importance to your career as a social worker.

Because of the diverse topics taught on this course, you'll have the benefit of being able to work in multiple fields of social work.

Our graduates have taken up posts in both statutory and non-statutory settings and with different care groups. These include working with children and families, mental health settings, working with older people and supporting those with learning disabilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication, Skills and Values in Social Work
  • Critical Aspects of Human Growth and Development
  • Practice Learning 
  • Professional Law for Social Work 
  • Safeguarding Children and Adults 
  • Social Work Theories and Perspectives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You are advised to apply as early as possible as applications will only be considered if there are places available on the course.

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

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.
Lower Second Class

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

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a second class honours degree (2.2) or above
  • GCSE Mathematics and English at grade C/grade 4 Functional Skills English Level 2 and Maths Level 2 (or equivalent)
  • employers references are needed to demonstrate a minimum of 12 weeks previous experience (at the point of application) either in a paid or voluntary capacity of working directly with vulnerable people normally within a social care or health context
  • an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks.
If you’re shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview day where you will present your original qualification certificates, your passport and a completed self-declaration health check. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8270 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8270 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8240 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8240 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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