Taught course

Social Work

University of Hull · Department of Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Relevant pre-course experience although this need not have been paid employment. Professional qualifications are considered and prerequisites may be waived in exceptional circumstances. It is a requirement that you have a 2:1 degree and GCSE Maths and English or equivalent (such as Functional Skills Level 2). An interview is required as a part of the selection process. All entrants must have a satisfactory enchanced DBS disclosure.

Months of entry


Course content

For graduates in any discipline, this porgramme offers successful students a professional qualification for social workers. Core modules include introduction to social work, mental health and social work and various preparatory practice modules. In both years one and two students will complete a work based placement. A 15,000 word dissertation will be completed in year two. Admission to MA programme is via UCAS.

Information for international students

Competence in English language is required, as evidenced by IELTS 7.5 (with no less than 7.0 in each skill) or equivalent.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

A NHS Bursary may be available.

For other information on fees and funding please go to: www.hull.ac.uk/money

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations6
Written coursework / continuous assessment31
Professional practice42
Dissertation21 (15000 words)

Course contact details

Dr Luke Cartwright
01482 466752