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.
- 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.
This degree makes you eligible to apply for registration with Social Work England as a qualified social worker.
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Programme StructureCourses 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
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Sociology Corporate Social Responsibility View 537 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International20400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 24 months.
National9800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9800 GBP per year during 24 months.
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