Social workers are the advisers, advocates, and counsellors for the vulnerable and troubled members of society. As a social worker you'll be aware of the impact of social issues including poverty, deprivation and inclusivity. Working towards solutions and managing individual's unique problems, social workers strive to improve the quality of life for others.
We've made sure that our course covers the standards of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) so you can apply for registration as a social worker straight after the course.
The course combines classroom theory with real-life practice. You'll gain hands on experience working alongside current social workers. They'll be able to guide you, offer you advice and prepare you for your career.
Once qualified, you can work within a range of settings including local authorities, hospitals, and voluntary services for drug and alcohol users or youth justice services.
It includes a range of academic learning and involves work with a variety of service user groups. In the second year, you will be required to undertake a piece of primary research for your dissertation.
For Fee information see our course page below.
MSc Social Work
page on the Buckinghamshire New University website for more details!
On this course it is a requirement that you will have a 2:1 degree. However you may be considered if you have a 2:2 and significant experience. Social work is both an academic and vocational course so it's important you show success in your previous education and have experience.You must hold GCSEs in English and Maths at Grade C or above, or equivalent. On the application form you must list all your qualifications.
Recipient: Buckinghamshire New University
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