Bournemouth University

Social Care

This course gives you the opportunity to study in a high-profile and nationally recognised department and benefit from direct access to research active and internationally linked academic staff. The programme offers eight weeks in professional social care settings with local partner agencies. Students' practice learning is formally assessed and credited as part of the course. The emphasis on the social and behavioural science disciplinary base is central to understanding people in our societies in context alongside more specific units of study that explore psychosocial perspectives across the life-course, use of self and other; theory and practice, law and social policy and personal and professional development in preparation for your practice placement opportunities. Ethics and values will be a central theme to your preparation for practice and you will address the dilemmas and tensions of working in complex, uncertain human situations. You will be re-directed to the undergraduate UCAS website section to apply for this course.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 degree in any subject area, or an equivalent international degree level qualification. If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS 6.0 (Academic) or above.

Course modules

Core units: Psychosocial Perspectives Across the Life-course, Use of Self and Other; Theory & Practice, Law, Social Policy, Values and Ethics, Personal and Professional Development, Two Placements, Preparing a Master's Level Dissertation, Dissertation.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 14,500 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus BH1 3JJ South West

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