Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Social Work

Students split their study time between teaching and learning at university and practice learning in service settings; they attend specialist skills days and spend 200 days working in a professional setting. Students: learn from lecturers and practitioners who have worked as social workers and related professions; benefit from our strong partnerships with service users, carers and service providers in the region.

Entry requirements

Work experience of delivering care in a professional or voluntary capacity and a reference from a current or recent employer or educational institution; a 1st degree of 2.2 or above in a relevant subject, which includes psychology, sociology, social policy and public administration or a professional qualification at degree level in areas such as teaching, nursing, occupational therapy, youth work or allied health/education professions.

Course modules

Modules include: introduction to social work practice; social work theory and methods; foundations for practice; research for practice; practice learning experience 1 and 2; development for practice; social work in context; enhanced professional practice; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: essays; examinations; practice-learning portfolios; group presentations; report writing.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSW Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSW Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSW Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSW Part-time January 2017 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSW Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 26 months
MSW Full-time January 2017 GBP 12,800 per Year 1 (International) 26 months
MSW Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 26 months
MSW Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 26 months
MSW Full-time January 2017 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 26 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Collegiate Crescent Campus Sheffield S10 2BP Yorkshire and the Humber

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0114 225 5555