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Social Work MSc

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Bangor University
School of Social Sciences

University of Manchester
School of Environment and Development

University of Southampton
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences

University of Sussex
School of Education and Social Work

University of Nottingham
School of Sociology and Social Policy

The course is a professionally accredited programme leading to eligbilty to apply to become a Registered Social Worker with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You will be joining a social work programme that has its history rooted in the principles of equality and social justice.

The course is a professionally accredited programme leading to eligbilty to apply to become a registered social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). It has been designed to provide students with the opportunities to achieve the professional standards and capabilities as set out by the HCPC and The College of Social Work. A key aspect is to develop as a reflective and resilient practitioner.

The two period of study equips students with the knowledge, skills and more importantly a critical understanding of theoretical debates and their application to social work.

The primary focus is on the development of practice skills, informed by up-to-date research, theories, policies and legislation. The course includes:

Knowledge of social work theory; human growth and development; mental health and disability; communication and assessment processes; and law
Research and theory relevant for practice – in the final year you will be required to undertake a piece of sustained independent study through a dissertation

Stage one:

Professional Law for Social Work
Social Contexts and Professional Perspectives in Social Work
Practice Learning 1
Assessment Planning and Professional Ethics
Critical Aspects of Human Growth and Development
Safeguarding Children and Adults
Communication, Skills and Values in Social Work

Stage two:

Practice Learning 2
Evaluating Research
Protecting Children and Adults
Social Work Dissertation

Visit the Social Work MSc page on the London Metropolitan University web site for more details!

Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities
2 years
A second class Honours degree or above (normally in a social science subject) and hold, or are in the process of taking, GCSE Mathematics and English grade C, or Key Skills Literacy and Numeracy level 3, or another English/ Mathematics qualification deemed by the University to be equivalent to GCSE.
UK and EU students: £7,000 - see LINK for information on applying for an NHS bursary
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Masters study type: Full time

Subject Area(s):

Social Policy & Administration & Social Work

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3 Comments or Questions
by Olaide jinadu ( Thu, 10 May 2012 09:36:11 GMT )
Reply from Find A Masters Team I have MBA in Human Resource Management from the University of Wales and I am interested in completing Msc in Social Work. Do I qualify for the scholarship?
by chibundu anyanwu ( Mon, 06 Feb 2012 10:14:30 GMT )
Reply from Find A Masters Team i am a BA holder in Philosophy from University of Lagos Nigeria (Second Class division) i am intersted in having a masters in Social wok am i eligible, how do i go about registering and and getting the admission or what other couse is related to Socal work. Thanks
by David Nwogu ( Wed, 02 Nov 2011 17:05:29 GMT )
Reply from Find A Masters Team I am a holder of a BA(Hons) in Theology from Manchester Uni. 2011 and would like to do Masters in Social Work studies. My question is, am I eligible for admission?


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