Entry requirements

Preferably a 2.1 degree and 6 months relevant experience. Applicants with a 2.2 degree who can demonstrate extensive strong relevant experience will be considered The ability to communicate through the medium of Welsh is desirable. GCSE grade C or equivalent in Maths and English/Welsh first language. All candidates must pass checks deemed necessary for registration as a student social worker with the Care Council for Wales (including health and criminal conviction checks). All candidates will be interviewed to ascertain their suitability and capacity for social work practice. We welcome applicants who have a full driving licence.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The overall objective is to provide a programme which satisfies the requirements of the Care Council Framework for the Degree in Social Work in Wales (2012). To achieve this, the programme of study includes a suite of core academic modules and a requirement of at least 200 days on placement over the two years. Successful completion qualifies students to begin working as registered social workers. The programme offers both Welsh and English routes. Modules: Year 1: social policy for social work practice; knowledge and skills base for social work; the life course; values and ethics for social work practice; the research process; practice learning opportunity. Year 2: social work dissertation; legal imperatives for social work; social work with children, young people and families; community care; practice learning opportunity; social work with children, young people and families; community care; practice learning opportunity; dissertation.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for details.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Ms Lynda Jones
Email
socialwork@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1248 382 127