University of Edinburgh
A UK 2:1 degree, or its international equivalent, in a relevant discipline is usually preferred, but other qualifications may be considered.
You must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of social work and a sound motivation to train as a social worker, preferably through a period of paid or voluntary work in a social care or social work setting. You will normally have at least one year's workplace experience before applying.
You may still be considered for a place without social work or social care experience if you have other work or professional experience. You will be expected to demonstrate ability to transfer your learning and experience, and to manage complex relationships in personal or work contexts.
If English is not your first language, you must have one of the following qualifications as evidence of your spoken and written English:
IELTS: total 7.0 (at least 6.0 in each module)
TOEFL-iBT: total 100 (at least 20 in each module)
PTE(A): total 67 (at least 56 in each of the "Communicative Skills" sections)
CAE and CPE: total 185 (at least 169 in each module)
You will study over two years, with periods of practice learning in both years. You will complete six courses in your first year and three in your second year, at the end of which you will present your dissertation.
First year courses:
Social Work in Communities
Social Work with Individuals and Families
Understanding Care and Control in Social Work
Working with Self and Others 1: Skills, Theories & Methods
Doing Social Work Research
Professional Social Work Practice 1
Second year courses:
Working with Risk, Trust and Complexity in Social Work
Professional Social Work Practice 2
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSW||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 13,700 per Year 1 (International)||2 years|
|MSW||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,050 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||2 years|
|MSW||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,050 per Year 1 (Scotland)||2 years|
|MSW||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,050 per Year 1 (Wales)||2 years|
|MSW||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,050 per Year 1 (EU)||2 years|
|MSW||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 6,050 per Year 1 (England)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Edinburgh||Edinburgh||EH8 9JU||Scotland|
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