Taught course

Social Work

Institution
Bournemouth University · Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Visit the institution website for COVID‑19 updates

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree with 2:1 or equivalent in any subject. Applicants with a 2:2 may be considered if they have strong relevant work experience.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Why study MA Social Work at BU?

  • This course is ranked 1st in its subject area according to the 2021 Guardian League tables
  • This practical degree blends a powerful combination of academic study with essential practical experience
  • Statutory placements throughout the course mean you will gain lots of relevant experience operating in real-world settings and will develop strong working relationships with those already in the profession
  • Thanks to our close ties with neighbouring local authority social services departments and local voluntary sector agencies you can network with employers and potential future colleagues
  • You’ll leave us equipped with the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with issues in areas including child protection, fostering and adoption, adult safeguarding, mental health, substance use, hospital discharge and disability
  • Newly built skills facilities include various simulated community home settings, allowing you to learn and practice before going on placement.

This course is approved by Social Work England, which means you’ll be eligible to apply for registration as a social worker on successful completion of the course.

Information for international students

If English is not your first language, you will need IELTS (Academic) 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, speaking, listening and reading.

Fees and funding

UK students
£7,500
International students
£14,500

For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding.

Find out more about MA Social Work bursary: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/fees-funding/funding-options/ma-social-work-bursary

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Future Students Enquiry Team
Email
futurestudents@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961916