University of Manchester
The programme aims to produce professionally competent, reflective and analytical social work practitioners who are able to practice in a variety of settings, with a range of service users, in accordance with national occupational standards and expectations identified in the code of practice for social care workers; the programme is designed for postgraduates who wish to become registered social work practitioners and provides the flexibility for students to choose a special area of interest in the 2nd year (children and families, adults and community care or mental health); 1st year includes learning about social policy and social divisions, law and ethical conduct, the life course, communication skills and the needs of different service user groups; students undertake 100 days of practice placements; 2nd year students learn about research methods, theories of social work intervention, working across organisational boundaries, and choose a particular area of interest for in-depth learning; European computer driving licence (ECDL) is completed in this year; there is a further 100 days of practice placements.
A 2.2 Honours degree; relevant work experience in a voluntary or employed capacity; IELTS 6.5, with a score of 6.0 or above in each component, TOEFL 600 paper-based or 250 computer-based, GCSE English grade C or evidence of equivalent learning.
The Higher Education Funding Council funds student places and the General Social Care Council contributes funds for particular purposes such as developing service-user involvement in all aspects of programme delivery; bursaries are available from the General Social Care Council, which cover tuition fees, nominal living expenses and transport costs for placements.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 5,000 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Manchester||Manchester||M13 9PL||North West|
Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
0161 275 4740