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Social Work (Postgraduate Certificate / Postgraduate Diploma / MA)


University of Gloucestershire    School of Health & Social Care

Full time January MA, PGDip, PGCert See website for details 13 January 2023

About the course

What is Social Work?

Social workers support and empower people to make changes and improve lives. They act to protect vulnerable people whilst respecting and promoting human rights. The MA study is over 20 months and the Postgraduate Diploma over 18 months. Successful completion of this intensive generic social work teaching programme will lead you to becoming a professionally qualified Social Worker registered with Social Work England – Successful completion will enable you to practise in your chosen field of children and families or adults, and across a range of areas – including statutory, voluntary, private and the independent sector. 

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Entry Requirements

At least a 2.2 honours degree or equivalent in a related subject, or a relevant level 6 qualification.

At least three months' work experience in a social care setting, contributing to some understanding of social work.

GCSE Maths and English and grade C or above or an equivalent numeracy and literacy qualification.

An enhanced DBS.


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