Taught course

Social Work

Institution
Open University · Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies
Qualifications
MA

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Entry requirements

Entry requirements vary. For more information and details on how to apply, read more about The Open University's MA in Social Work.

Months of entry

February

Course content

This course will enhance your knowledge of social work theory and legislation, apply your learning to practice, and develop your critical and analytical skills as a qualified practitioner. The subject matter is interdisciplinary, derived from psychology, sociology, social policy, law and social work studies. It includes an embedded, professionally qualifying Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work, which has been approved as a qualifying award for social workers in England by Social Work England (SWE) and in Scotland by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Information for international students

This qualification is not available outside of the UK.

Fees and funding

For more information about fees and funding, please visit The Open University website.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    30 months
    • Distance learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
The Open University
Email
general-enquiries@open.ac.uk
Phone
0300 303 5303