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Entry requirements vary. For further information and details on how to apply, visit the OU's Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work.
Months of entry
This is a professional social work qualification, combining academic and practice-based learning. It will enable you to apply for registration as a qualified social worker with the relevant regulatory body for your nation. The subject matter is interdisciplinary, derived from psychology, sociology, social policy, law and social work studies. You may claim the diploma as a discrete qualification, or as an embedded award within the MA in Social Work.
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
- part time17 months
- Online learningis available for this qualification
Course contact details
- The Open University
- 0300 303 5303