Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Social Work

Effective social work demands a strong bond and understanding between professionals of different disciplines so that users of social work services receive the best possible care. This Masters degree combines perspectives from social care, health, education and other relevant disciplines to ensure you can work effectively in the multi-disciplinary environment of today's social work. The programme emphasises effective practice and the practical relevance of theory in practice learning placements. You will have the opportunity to benefit from the knowledge and experience of a range of academics, practitioners, employers, policy makers, service users and carers who have backgrounds in social care, social work, health education and other cognate disciplines. If you are a graduate from a relevant discipline, who is able to recognise the perspective of service users, their families and carers, and who can demonstrate a clear commitment to becoming a social worker, then this Masters degree is for you. Upon successful completion of the course, you will gain eligibility to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a qualified social worker.

Course modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment methods

The programme is assessed through a combination of essays, presentations, text analysis, group work, portfolios, carers' assessments, video/audio diaries, role plays and examinations. Practice learning will also be assessed, using a range of techniques.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 12,750 per (Year 1) 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 GBP 5,940 per (Year 1) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus L39 4QP North West

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Key information

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