Develop yourself with a qualification that allows you to apply to register as a social worker.
Discover a career where you can make a real difference to the quality of people's lives.
It is suitable for graduates from a wide range of disciplines who are committed to a career helping people.
You'll focus on professional practice and take part in two placements in different areas of social work.
You will also gain skills and specialist knowledge that would be suitable for a wide range of careers.
Careers and skills
Postgraduate social workers from York are in high demand and you will be well placed in terms of employment prospects.
This Social Work course from the University of York is practice-based and makes an ideal start for a career as a registered social worker. You can go on to roles with local authorities or other organisations such as charities and housing associations.
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- Social Work Across the Life Course
- Law and Policy
- Communication Skills
- Preparation for Practice
- Knowledge into Practice
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.
DisciplinesSocial Work View 264 other Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent
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International18700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 24 months.
National7600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7600 GBP per year during 24 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.