Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University

Social Work

This course is designed for those who have a degree and experience in the health and social care work field and wish to become a qualified social worker. It provides the opportunity to both study and work in children and families social work and adult social work. This course has Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approval which allows individuals who successfully complete the course to be eligible to apply for registration with the HCPC. Teaching is carried out by staff from a range of professional backgrounds and is underpinned by research, providing you with a balance between academic and applied educational experiences.

Course modules

Year One modules include: Preparing for Professional Social Work Practice; Human Growth and Development - Promoting and Protecting Individual Development within Social Contexts; Practice Learning Opportunity One. Year Two modules include: Theories, Methods and Models of Social Work Practice - Assessing and intervening in order to achieve best outcomes for service users; Social Work Law and Policy - practicing ethically within legislated frameworks; Practice Learning Opportunity Two; Dissertation - research skills for effective social work practice.

Assessment methods

Assessments will take place through both academic (essays) and practical (verbal presentations and report writing) methods, allowing you to practice skills relevant to your future career.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time January 2019 GBP 12,900 per Year 1 (International) 2 Years
MA Full-time January 2019 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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