A UK 2:1 honours degree or its international equivalent, and a UK masters degree with an overall mark of 65% or its international equivalent.
All applicants must also meet our English language requirements.
Months of entry
Our social work researchers have excellent links with professional and social work services in statutory and voluntary sectors.
The research interests of staff cover the full range of applied service specialisms and theoretical issues in social work. In Scotland this includes criminal justice as well as children and families, vulnerable adults and community care. International and European perspectives are also part of academic staff interests.
Our work is enriched by the perspective of both international students and UK/EU students who are experienced professionals studying part-time while working.
Child Protection and Child Care; Community Care; Gender; Law and Social Work; Ethics and Social Work; Professional Education and Competency; Criminal Justice
Information for international students
To find out about the support offered to international students at Edinburgh from arrival to graduation visit our website
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
MSc by research
Further details of qualification
Most of our students are qualified practitioners, primarily interested in the PhD programme into which the MSc(R) can be incorporated or taken as a stand-alone degree.
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Team
- +44 (0)131 651 5074/1560