Social Work (Professional Development)
This programme is suitable for qualified social workers at various stages of a social work career (including undertaking practice, management, training and regulatory roles) and employed in any setting.
Be registered with NISCC as a qualified social worker; be enrolled with the PQ office; be engaged for at least 12 hours per week in a paid or voluntary capacity in a post in which core social work values underpin practice and which provides supervised opportunity to practice social work in a professional role; have the support of their employer or supervisor of voluntary work to undertake study (verification may be required); have the agreement of their employer or supervisor of voluntary work that the work of the organisation can be presented in order to meet the requirements of the module; satisfy the University of Ulster and the PQ office of their ability to undertake study at postgraduate degree level by holding 1 of the following: a 2nd class honours degree (or higher) in social work; an equivalent standard (normally 50 percent) in a graduate certificate or graduate diploma in social work; a postgraduate certificate or postgraduate diploma or an approved alternative qualification in social work.
Initial professional development; practice teaching; probation board for Northen Ireland (PBNI); reminiscence; research methods; individual assessment route.
A wide range of methods are used across the modules such as assignments, online participation, reflective journals, direct observation and verbal presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 4,995 per Academic year (home fees)||5 years|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 4,995 per Academic year (home fees)||5 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Jordanstown Campus||Newtownabbey||BT37 0QB||Northern Ireland|
028 7012 3456