Taught course

Advanced Professional Practice

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Sociological Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

For graduates, the requirement is that you must be in possession of a professional qualification from a recognised university.

We also welcome non-graduates who possess a professional qualification and can provide evidence that they can study at postgraduate level.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA Advanced Professional Practice (MAAPP) has been developed in consultation with local authorities as part of the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership, to support social work professionals to continue to develop their knowledge and skills as professionally capable, reflective and analytical practitioners.

The course supports professional practice under four strands:

  • Leadership and management
  • Practice
  • Practice educator
  • Research

Each module developed for the programme has been mapped against the Government’s reform agenda for social work education, and is compliant with capabilities listed in the Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for Social Workers.

Teaching is conducted through a combination of:

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Seminars
  • Small-group work and problem-solving

Please see our University website for the most up-to-date course information: https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/courses

Information for international students

Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
Email
sociologicalstudies-admissions@sheffield.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)114 222 6402