University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Leadership and Management for Social Work

This programme covers key management functions and occupational requirements for excellence in management. It provides critically aware and research-based knowledge relating to the crucial areas of leadership and management practice for social work. It is designed to provide this as flexibly as possible, in order to meet a broad range of candidate and organisational needs.

Entry requirements

An Honours degree or equivalent evidence of ability to study at postgraduate level; currently holding a management or other leadership role in a social care setting; PQ (Higher Specialist) Award in Leadership and Management for Social Work, evidence of a social work qualification is also required; English language requirements may apply for international students.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: managing diversity; developing organisations and organisational change; leading for quality assurance: supervision skills for performance management; creating and maintaining partnerships.
Optional modules: reflective practice for managers; coaching and mentoring for managers; leading for learning: leadership skills for management and learning in diverse settings; leading learning for effective safeguarding; researching professional practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Whole course (EU) 18 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Whole course (England) 18 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 13,680 per Whole course (International) 18 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,110 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (EU) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (England) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (Scotland) 18 months
PgCert Part-time September 2016 GBP 1,764 per Year 1 (Wales) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Whole course (EU) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Whole course (England) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Whole course (Scotland) 18 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,528 per Whole course (Wales) 18 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Edgbaston Campus Birmingham B15 2TU West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005