Taught course

Social Work

Institution
University of Sheffield · Department of Sociological Studies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 2:1 honours degree. We can accept a 2:2 if you have a lot of relevant work experience, which can include voluntary work.

You must have GCSE English and Mathematics at grade C or above. We accept alternatives to this, including: a minimum 12 credits for Mathematics or English GCSE equivalent unit, providing these are approved university and Access Validating Agency units. We also accept level 2 adult numeracy and literacy as valid substitutes, but not application of number.

Before joining the course, you will be expected to have basic IT skills, including being able to use the internet, word processing software and email.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This degree makes you eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a qualified social worker in the UK. The academic side of the course is rigorous and challenging. You’ll develop a clear understanding of the theory. Through work placements, you’ll become a confident, skilled practitioner.

We’re working in collaboration with the four local authorities in South Yorkshire to lead the way for social work education. This means that you’ll benefit from a social work curriculum that is enhanced by increased collaboration with placement providers and employment agencies.

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 score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Fees and funding

NHS bursaries may be available for this course.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

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