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.
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.
More informationVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses 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
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesSocial Work View 240 other Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom
- 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.
International13500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13500 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6000 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
- RUK: £6,000
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.
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.
Apply and win up to €6000 to cover your tuition fees.