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Social Work (Professional Qualification Route)

Glasgow Caledonian University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
13500 GBP/year
6000 GBP/year
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About

You can protect the most vulnerable members of our society and make a positive impact for social justice in the dynamic, challenging and rewarding field of social work. Earn a Social Work (Professional Qualification Route) degree at Glasgow Caledonian University.

Overview

Through both academic and practice-based modules, the MSc Social Work (Professional Qualification Route) programme from Glasgow Caledonian University prepares you to effect real change through research-based practice.

You’ll earn both a master’s degree and the opportunity to qualify as a registered social worker in this intensive two-year, full-time programme – and develop your skills with the full support of our professional, experienced and dedicated staff. At GCU, you’ll be part of a thriving and diverse community that’s driven by a shared belief in global engagement, social responsibility and a commitment to the common good.

This challenging MSc Social Work programme provides an accelerated route to qualification over two years. Successful students will draw on a combination of academic and practice experience, enabling them to study effectively at the master’s level.

Graduate prospects

Our graduates go on to a range of rewarding and impactful roles across the public, private and third sectors. Whether you choose to work with adults or children, as part of a team or in a specialist setting, in research or clinical practice – you’ll be prepared to make a real difference in the world around you.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Practising Social Work Law
  • Situating Social Work
  • Theorising for Social Work
  • Practicing Social Work Skills and Knowledge
  • Researching for Social Work
  • In addition there is a 70 day Supervised Direct Practice Placement

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

295 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.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

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.
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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UK honours degree 2:1 (or equivalent) in an area of social science and substantial relevant practice experience. 
  • Subject to PVG and/or occupational health check. 
  • If successful, you will be shortlisted and invited for interview.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • RUK: £6,000

Funding

We provide high-quality education for a fair price; as the University for the Common Good, we are committed to offering accessible higher education for talented students by keeping our tuition fees low and providing a generous scholarship package of over £2.5 million per year.

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