Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
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Full time September MA 2 years full time

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Course Overview

At the heart of social work is the promotion of human rights and social justice, and the protection of individuals and their families.

It aims to bring about change through working in partnership with individuals, families and communities often at the point of distress and vulnerability.

Our two-year, full-time masters degree is designed for first degree students who wish to become registered professional social work practitioners.

As a registered social worker, you’ll work within health and social care teams, and with partner agencies, from the police to housing services.

You’ll often be in situations that are complex and challenging but you’ll help to bring about positive changes for individuals, families and communities.


You’ll consider topics such as how welfare is

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Entry Requirements

Applicants are expected to have a UK honours degree (or international equivalent) at upper second class (2:1) or above. Applicants with a lower second class will be considered on an individual basis depending on their experience.

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Mathematics and Key Skills) may be considered. Demonstration of a genuine commitment to social work and social justice is essential. Relevant experience and employment is highly desirable as is previous study in a social science or related areas.

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