Manchester Metropolitan University

Social Work

Manchester Metropolitan University has a long established programme of providing social work education including both postgraduate and undergraduate qualifying courses in social work, doctoral level research, post qualification professional training and post registration training. The overall purpose of our programmes is to produce professionally capable, analytical and critical reflective social work practitioners, capable of working in any social work service or setting. We seek to develop professionals committed to a value based approach to practice and the promotion of social justice and positive social change. The Social Work department is home to a wealth of research activities and groups which informs our teaching and helps to inform the way in which Social Work is viewed throughout the country.

Entry requirements

MA: Applicants are expected to have a UK honours degree (or international equivalent) at upper second class or above, although consideration may be given to students with degree classifications in the lower second class range. GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (eg Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Mathematics and Key Skills) may be considered. MA: Applicants are expected to have a UK honours degree (or international equivalent) at upper second class (2:1) or above. Applicants with a lower second class will be considered on an individual basis depending on their experience. GCSE English Language and Mathematics at Grade C or grade 4. Equivalent qualifications (e.g. Functional Skills Level 2 in English & Mathematics and Key Skills) may be considered. Demonstration of a genuine commitment to social work and social justice is essential. Relevant experience and employment is highly desirable as is previous study in a social science or related areas.

Assessment methods

Written assignments, presentations, one seen examination and practice experience. Dissertation for the Masters award.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 - 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site M15 6BH North West

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