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. Upon successful completion of this course you will have the knowledge, skills and practical experience required to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council to be registered as a qualified social worker.

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.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,240 per Whole course (International) 2 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 4,250 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

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

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