Taught course

Social Work

Manchester Metropolitan University · Department of Social Work and Social Change

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Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have a UK Honours Degree (or international equivalent) at upper second class (2:1) or above. Applicants with a lower second class (2:2) will be considered on an individual basis depending on their experience.

All applicants will also require GCSE English Language at Grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Key Skills) may be considered.

Demonstration of a genuine commitment to social work and social justice is essential. Relevant experience and employment is highly desirable as is previous study in a social science or related areas.

Please note that this course does not follow traditional term dates due to the requirements of practice placements.

Months of entry


Course content

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Two-year full-time course with 100-day practice placements in the first year and second year.

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Team
+44 (0) 161 247 6969