Social Work MA

This course will give you a thorough preparation for a rewarding and challenging career as a social worker.
Year of entry
2 years full-time
Mode of study
Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline, plus GCSE English and maths, 4 (C) or above. We unfortunately do not accept Functional Skills or Adult Literacy and Numeracy certificates as equivalent to GCSE.

In exceptional cases, however, applicants holding a 2:2 may be considered where there is evidence of extensive relevant work experience.

Applicant must also have three months' full-time equivalent relevant work experience (450 hours minimum).

7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
UK/EU fees
International fees
Start date
Course location
University Park
Social Sciences Sociology and Social Policy
Health and Care Professions Council


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Course structure

You can achieve your goal of becoming a social worker if you put your mind to it – all things are possible.
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