Taught course

Social Work

Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Health and Wellbeing

Entry requirements

First class or upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject discipline. First class or upper second class honours degree in an unrelated subject and demonstration of significant social work related experience at an appropriate level, gained either in a paid or voluntary capacity, or experience as a service user/carer. The usual entry criteria recommended by The College of Social Work is a 2:1 or above. If your degree classification is a 2:2, this will not preclude consideration of your application as a range of factors are taken into account for admission to the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

Social work requires a skilled, knowledgeable and creative approach to support and protect some of the most vulnerable people in society at all stages of their lives.

Our MA in Social Work is offered through a two year full-time, or four year part-time route. It is approved by the regulatory body for the profession, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and is endorsed by The College of Social Work (TCSW). On successful completion of the course students will be eligible to apply for registration as a social worker with the HCPC.

Qualification and course duration


part time
48 months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Admissions Department (Postgraduate Admissions)
01227 782900
01227 782888