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.

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 and are part of one of only four early-adopter national teaching partnerships. This means that you’ll benefit from a social work curriculum that is enhanced by increased collaboration with placement providers and employment agencies.

Teaching
You’ll learn through lectures, small-group work, individual and group projects, supervised dissertation.

Assessment
You will be assessed on essays, group project work, peer assessment, group and individual presentations, examination and dissertation.

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 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 and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

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