This degree makes you eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a qualified social worker in the UK. The academic side of the course is rigorous and challenging. You'll develop a clear understanding of the theory.
We're working in collaboration with the four local authorities in South Yorkshire to lead the way for social work education and are part of one of only four early-adopter national teaching partnerships. This means that you'll benefit from a social work curriculum that is enhanced by increased collaboration with placement providers and employment agencies.
You'll also be assured of guaranteed statutory placements over the two years of your course which will help you become a confident, skilled practitioner.
Taught modules can include:
Readiness for Practice Placement Law and Policy for Social Work Social Work Practice – Context Value and Skills Human Growth and Development Through the Life Course for Social Workers Safeguarding in Social Work Practice Skills for Social Work Practice Social Work Professional Development You’ll go on two placements with local agencies, each one lasting 100 days.
Teaching and assessment
You’ll learn through lectures, small-group work, individual and group projects, supervised dissertation. You will be assessed on essays, group project work, peer assessment, group and individual presentations, examination and dissertation
MA Social Research
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