Taught course

Social Work

University of Chichester · Social Work and Social Care

Entry requirements

Honours degree 2:2 or higher in a related discipline, normally in a social science subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Learn to work effectively with children, adults and a wide range of social problems

Our MA Social Work course prepares you for a wide range of experiences and learning opportunities that you will encounter in practice. We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds, whether you’re a college leaver or a mature student.

Gain the skills and knowledge needed for current practice

You will gain a combination of effective and relevant skills alongside up-to-date knowledge of how to work effectively with children, adults and a wide range of social problems.

The MA Social Work course begins with a carefully structured induction programme, before you move on to study modules designed to develop your personal and professional skills.

You will be supported throughout by a structured tutorial programme; linking university-based learning to practice placements.

Apply theory to practice on placements

Alongside your academic learning, you will apply theory to practice via placements with our local partners.

We have cultivated strong relationships with several local authorities, where you will learn apply your knowledge to real-world situations and a gain a vital insight into the professional life of a social worker.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

01243 816000