Qualify as a social worker on this Masters Social Work course offered by Liverpool John Moores University and recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council. The course trains you to cater for all service users in many settings.
•Masters degree available to study full time (two years) • Study for the qualifying award for social work, recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) •Develop the necessary knowledge and skills to practice as a qualified social worker in a range of settings •Learn from experienced social work practitioners •Benefit from two key work placements •Enjoy a wide range of teaching and assessment techniques •This course will only run subject to minimum numbers
Collectively the knowledge and work-experience secured through the course will enable you to use the regulatory guidance and standards set out by the Health and Care Professions Council.
The course is designed to balance academic learning and the development of social work skills. There is a strong emphasis on integrating practice and theory, with the purpose of producing theoretically informed and highly competent practitioners. The curriculum is mapped against the QAA benchmark for Social Work 2008, the Standards of Proficiency (HCPC) 2012 and the Professional Capabilities Framework Guidance on Conduct and Ethics.
This is a full time course. In year one, there will be up to four days on-site study per week and in year two, this will be reduced to three days. Year one has a 70 day full time placement and year two has a 100 day full time placement with additional time to complete your dissertation. Independent learning hours vary from module to module.
On joining the programme, you will be appointed a personal tutor to oversee your progression and provide you with a reference when your studies are complete.
Formal Teaching takes place predominantly in Tithebarn Street in the city centre. This vibrant location offers everything you could possibly need during your studies. The resident Avril Robarts library, for example, is open 24/7 during semesters and has computer rooms, learning spaces and on site catering facilities.
page on the Liverpool John Moores University website for more details!
You should have:•an Honours degree (minimum 2:2) in social sciences or a related subject area•a minimum of 500 hours prior experience either paid or voluntary in the social welfare field•English and Mathematics key skills/GCSE Grade C or equivalentWe will also consider the following Level 2 qualifications in place of English Language and Mathematics GCSE grade C or above: Key Skills, City and Guilds, OCR (via Learn Direct) and ALAN.
Recipient: Liverpool John Moores University
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