24 months
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14500 GBP/year
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About

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

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Overview

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. 

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 Social Work programme from Glasgow Caledonian University 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
  • Making Professional Identity

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

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.
  • Academic IELTS score of 7.0 (or equivalent) with no element below 6.5.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • RUK: £7,000

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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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