The overall objective is to provide a programme which satisfies the requirements of the Care Council Framework for the Degree in Social Work in Wales (2012); to achieve this, the programme of study includes a suite of core academic modules and a requirement of at least 200 days on placement over the 2 years; successful completion qualifies students to begin working as registered social workers; the programme offers both Welsh and English routes.
A 2.1 Honours degree and 6 months relevant experience. Applicants with a 2.2 degree with strong relevant experience are considered; the ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable; GCSE grade C or equivalent in mathematics and English/Welsh 1st language; all candidates must pass checks deemed necessary for registration as a student social worker with the care council for Wales (including health and criminal conviction checks); interview.
Year 1: social policy for social work practice; knowledge and skills base for social work; the life course; values and ethics for social work practice; the research process; practice learning opportunity; year 2: social work dissertation; legal imperatives for social work; social work with children, young people and families; community care; practice learning opportunity; social work with children, young people and families; community care; practice learning opportunity; dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,250 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bangor Campus||Bangor (Wales)||LL57 2DG||Wales|