Taught course

Applied Social Work Practice: Children and Families

University of Bedfordshire · Department of Applied Social Studies

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a 2:2 Honours degree in a related subject from a recognised higher education institution; be registered with the HCPC;

and be a practising social worker in a children and families setting.

Months of entry


Course content

If you wish to develop your expertise as a social worker for children and families, this course is for you. Developing advanced systematic understanding, knowledge and analytical skills, you will enhance your competence and management of risk, based on the values of contemporary social workers.

Key features

  • Meets Social Work Reform Board’s recommendations for CPD for social workers
  • Aligned with the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for social workers

Career opportunities

This Master’s course offers various career opportunities. Once completed, you will be able to specialise within your field, and there is increased demand for advanced practitioners in children and family social work.

Areas of study may include:

  • Applied research skills in social work
  • Applying knowledge to work-based learning
  • Motivational interviewing for social work
  • Supervising for quality and performance

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    60 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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0300 3300 073