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About

Develop your understanding of the theories surrounding social work, as well as their practical implications, to become a professionally competent, reflective and analytical social work practitioner. We offer a master degree in Social Work at University of Sheffield.  

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Overview

The academic side of the course is rigorous and challenging. You’ll develop a clear understanding of the theory. Through work placements, you’ll become a confident, skilled practitioner.

Key Features  

  • We’re working in collaboration with the four local authorities in South Yorkshire to lead the way for social work education. 
  • This means that you’ll benefit from a Social Work curriculum from University of Sheffield that is enhanced by increased collaboration with placement providers and employment agencies.

Accreditation

This degree makes you eligible to apply for registration with Social Work England as a qualified social worker.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Law and Social Policy for Social Work
  • Social Work Practice - Contexts, Values and Skills
  • Human Growth and development through the Life Course for Social Workers
  • Readiness for Practice Placement One 
  • Practice Placement One

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class
Lower Second Class (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
95

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:1 honours degree. We can accept a 2:2 if you have a lot of relevant work experience, which can include voluntary work.
  • You must have GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above. We accept alternatives to this, including: a minimum 12 credits for Mathematics or English GCSE equivalent unit, providing these are approved university and Access Validating Agency units. We also accept level 2 adult numeracy and literacy as valid substitutes, but not application of number.
  • Before joining the course, you will be expected to have basic IT skills, including being able to use the internet, word processing software and email.
  • Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.
  • We also accept a range of other UK qualifications and other EU/international qualifications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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