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Full time September MA 2 years full time
Social Work (32)

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Unleash your potential with the MA Social Work programme at UEA, a prestigious institution known for excellence in social work education and research. Gain a professional qualification and a robust skill set that will pave the way for a fulfilling career in various settings. The curriculum emphasises reflective and relationship-based practice, complemented by hands-on placements with local partner agencies. Engage with experienced practitioners and individuals with lived experiences, ensuring a well-rounded learning experience that integrates cutting-edge research and real-world insights. Benefit from practice-based learning in diverse environments, supported by qualified educators. Upon graduation, you'll be equipped to work with diverse populations and pursue roles as a senior manager or academic. The programme boasts high employability rates and offers a range of career opportunities in sectors like local authorities, charities, NHS, and advocacy services. Join us to embark on a transformative journey towards becoming a top-tier social work practitioner. Embrace the challenge and unlock your potential with MA Social Work at UEA.

About the course

Study social work at one of the most highly regarded centres in the UK, internationally renowned for its leading role in social work education and research. You’ll graduate with a professional qualification and a body of knowledge and skills that open a wide range of exciting, rewarding and challenging employment opportunities. 

You’ll develop your skills as a future social worker through teaching that emphasises reflective and relationship-based practice, combined with challenging and thought-provoking placement opportunities provided by our local partner agencies. 

You’ll graduate ready for a career as a first-rate practitioner and could go on to become a successful senior manager or distinguished academic. 

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Entry Requirements

Degree Subject
Any subject except Social Work

You are required to have English Language and Mathematics at a minimum of Grade C or Grade 4. We can accept functional skills for Mathematics equivalent.

Due to the level of English required most overseas applicants will need to have recent English Language test, this is also to meet Social Work England standards

Applicants living locally will be invited to attend to an interview on campus. Applicants living outside the region or overseas will be invited to attend an interview day online.

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Value: 10% tuition fee reduction
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Value of Scholarship(s)

10% tuition fee reduction


You are an Alumnus of UEA, or expect to become one, at the time of applying for an eligible postgraduate programme and are, and will remain, self-funded for the duration of the programme, (exemptions include PGCE, MBA, foundation, pre-Masters and postdoctorate diploma programmes).

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UEA offer a generous range of scholarships every year, including funding for specific countries, schools and subjects. Scholarships include £4-£5,000 awards for students from specific countries, sports scholarships, a £2,000 'Bright Futures' fee reduction for UK-based students and a 10% reduction in fees for UEA alumni.

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