University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham

Social Work

This programme enables those with a Bachelor's degree to obtain the new professional qualification in social work, as well as a Master's degree; participants join students on the new undergraduate route for social work for Year 3.

Entry requirements

An Upper 2nd Class (2.1) degree or higher and 6 weeks to 3 months related social care experience (related personal experience is considered but only alongside practice-based experience); GCSE mathematics and English at grade C or an equivalent level 2 numeracy and literacy qualification.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through written assignments; group presentations; video assessments; examinations; portfolios; and research projects.

Sponsorship information

Bursaries are available for this programme; scholarships may be available.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,800 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Enquiry Service
Telephone number: 
0121 414 5005