Taught course

Social Work

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

Entry requirements

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:1 or above or equivalent in any subject area.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course provides a route to qualified social worker status for those who want to pursue a role in this profession.

The Social Work Task Force and Reform Board promote social work education for a challenging job. The profession demands the application of reflective, critical thinking skills, the ability to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity and use and create best evidence in assisting people and society in a complex world. This course responds to these initiatives providing a course that meets the government, professional body and disciplinary requirements.

As this is a Master's course, you'll be required to develop a sound understanding of the research underpinning social work practice and attendant areas. You'll develop your capacity to act as a research-minded, aware and capable practitioner, undertaking a dissertation and creating knowledge for social work.

As part of the course you will undertake two placements which will provide you with the opportunity to apply the theory you have learnt to practice situations. Your placements will allow you to experience a variety of different social work settings and develop a broad range of practical skills.

Information for international students

A Bachelors Honours degree, 2:1 or above or equivalent in any subject area.

Fees and funding

UK students
£6,000
International students
£14,000

· For fees and funding information, please visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/pg-funding You can find full information about the Social Work Bursary, funding your studies and paying your fees in our postgraduate fees and funding section, including details of the new Postgraduate Loans Scheme, offering up to £10,000 of support (subject to fee status).

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Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
AskBU Enquries Service
Email
askBUenquiries@bournemouth.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1202 961916