University of Cumbria

University of Cumbria

Social Work

The Social Work programmes draw upon the expertise and involvement of related academic disciplines within the Health and Wellbeing faculty. Collaboration with students from other disciplines will help you develop your knowledge, understanding and skills for inter-professional work, which is a cornerstone of good practice. We offer international placements as part of our courses. We currently offer placements in the USA, South Africa and Guatemala.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 Bachelors degree or above in an associated field and relevant experience and understanding of the profession of Social Work (assessed through application and interview).
GCSE minimum grade C in English Language and maths or equivalent. Associated experience and knowledge of current issues within and affecting social work is also required.
Equivalent qualifications other than those listed above may be accepted.

Course modules

Modules include: Social work case study; social work as a vehicle for cultural transformation; working with experts by experience; social work theory into practice 2; scholarship and research methods; social work theory into practice 3; dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,500 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,000 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Fusehill Street, Carlisle Carlisle CA1 2HH North East

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