University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Social Work

The course prepares students for careers in social work and those who successfully complete the course are eligible to register with the Generial Social Care Council (GSCC) as social workers; the course equips students with the necessary knowledge, skills and values to practice as a newly qualified social worker; the programme is supported by key agency stakeholders, including Lancashire, Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool Social Service Departments and a range of voluntary sector agencies; health and social care service users and carers are involved in the design and development of the programme.

Entry requirements

A recognised British Honours degree to a good standard, or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Academic assessments include essays, presentations, practice portfolio and a practice related professional study in year 2 (8,000 - 10,000 words); verification of student practice are undertaken by accredited assessors who meet GSCC requirements.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 9,450 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 500 per Module (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Preston Campus Preston PR1 2HE North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01772 892400