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Months of entry
Study the theory and practical skills of social work, and gain the training required to qualify and register as a social worker.
The MA Social Work is a two-year full-time programme that will give you everything you need to achieve a professional qualification in social work. You will benefit from strong tutorial support, teaching informed by research and practice, and access to a range of placement opportunities in specialist fields.
On successful completion of the programme, you will be able to assume the title of Registered Social Worker.
You’ll be taught by staff who have both practice and research experience in a wide range of fields and will undertake three placements throughout the programme, with a total of 100 days spent on placement during each year.
Situated within the broader environment of social sciences, this programme provides a theoretical and critical approach to the acquisition and appreciation of knowledge about social work practice and its context. Principles of human rights are core.
Fees and funding
If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme.
Qualification, course duration and attendance options
- full time24 months
- Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
Offers knowledge and expertise for a career as a Social Worker, Care Manager, Project Manager, Senior Project Worker, R & D Officer, Service Development Officer. Suitable for: graduates in any subject with a basic understanding of key competences and values in social work and relevant practice experience.
Course contact details
- Student Recruitment Enquiries
- +44 (0)29 2087 4455