Social Work, M.A. | University of Hull | Hull, United Kingdom
24 months
10000 GBP/year
6100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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In this MA in Social Work offered at The University of Hull you’ll gain insight into issues like homelessness, substance abuse, disability and mental health as well as into policies relating to social welfare and the safeguarding of adults and children.

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In this MA in Social Work offered at The University of Hull you'll study a mix of core and specialist modules. You'll also complete 20 practice skills training days across the first year.

  • Many UK students receive support from the NHS Social Work Bursary Scheme which can help significantly with study and living costs.
  • The strong relationships with a wide range of statutory and voluntary agencies mean that we can provide you with high-quality placements.
  • We are one of the founding members of the Humber Social Work Teaching Partnership, giving you access to the biggest employer of social work practitioners in the area.

Social workers operate within the context of relationships to support individuals, groups and communities to realise their potential. You’ll be an advisor, counsellor and listener, engaging with service users and their families, whilst liaising closely with organisations such as the police, NHS, schools, probation and the voluntary sector.

Future prospects

As well as social worker, you could pursue a range of other careers, such as mental health practitioner, drug practitioner, community worker, welfare rights advisor, youth justice officer and housing officer.

Some graduates choose to embark upon postgraduate study to enhance their skills in therapeutic practice or research, and some return to the University of Hull to complete doctorates in social work.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Social, Political and Organisational Context of Social Work
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Critical Approaches to Mental Health
  • Child and Family Social Work
  • Social Work with Adults
  • Specialisms in Practice
  • First Placement
  • Social Work Research and Dissertation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You can apply for a postgraduate course at any time. There are no specific deadlines but you need to take into account the start date of your course and all the arrangements you need to make in preparation for the start of your programme with us.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first or a 2:1 degree (or international equivalent) in any subject. Applicants with a 2:2 may be considered in certain circumstances. In addition, you must have at least GCSE grade C in English Language and Mathematics (or equivalent, such as Functional Skills Level 2 English or Functional Skills Level 2 Maths).
  • Experience of working in a helping capacity would be an advantage. 
  • This course requires academic IELTS 7.5 overall with 7.0 in each skill. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    6100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6100 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Hull

729 - 1384 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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