University of Derby

University of Derby

Social Work

This course enables students to gain the experience and professional capabilities in order to reach the Health and Care Profession Council's Standards of Proficiency, which will entitle students to apply to register as a social worker.

Entry requirements

A minimum 2.1 Honours degree or international equivalent. GSCE grade C or above in English and maths or certificated equivalences, regardless of previous educational qualifications. Meet communicating and comprehension skills to International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) at level 7.

Course modules

Modules include: international social welfare; preparation for practice learning; social work law; practice learning 1; practice learning 2; youth and crime; safeguarding adults; protecting and safeguarding children and young people; independent study.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include: written assignments, presentations, role play and viva voces.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,895 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 11,440 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,895 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,895 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,895 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Britannia Mill Derby DE22 3BL East Midlands

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Key information

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01332 591703