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MA Social Work Studies

Course Description

The MA Social Work Studies is a one year course that may be taken by students with a first degree from the UK or any other country with an interest in social work or contemporary social problems, but not intending to register as a social worker. The course involves study alongside students of social work, community and youth work and social research methods. Each student will also undertake a dissertation in an area of special interest to them, supported by research methods training.

Course Structure

Students take a range of taught modules primarily in the first two terms of the academic year. Typically towards the conclusion of the second term, students undertake an optional module on research design which enables them to develop a research proposal for their dissertation.

Core Modules

•Contemporary Social Work
•Introductory Social Work Studies
•Perspectives on Social Research
•Policy Related and Evaluation Research
•Policy Related and Evaluation Research
•Either: Quantitative Research Methods in Social Science;
•Or Qualitative Research Methods in Social Science.

Optional Modules

Up to two modules from the list below:
•Youth Policy and Practice
•Community Policy and Practice
•International Social Work
•Statistical Exploration and Reasoning
•Research Design and Process.

Visit the MA Social Work Studies page on the Durham University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Normally an upper second class honours degree or equivalent. For applicants whose first language is not English, IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent with no element less than 6.0.

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