University of Stirling
Social Work Studies
This course provides students wiith an integrated academic and professional course which develops the intellectual and practice skills necessary for professional practice as a social worker.
A minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (2.1 preferred) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Applicants without these formal qualifications but with significant appropriate/relevant work/life experience are encouraged to apply. Practical experience in a social care setting is essential. Registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is a requirement for commencing and remaining on the programme (further information on how to apply will be provided to successful applicants who accept a place on the course). Enrolled students must also be a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme.
Social work law and policy; human development and family contexts; theory and practice of social work; practice learning 1; theory and practice: crime, welfare and justice; theory and practice: children, families and society; theory and practice: health, illness and disability; practice learning 2; research methods; dissertation.
A wide range of assessment methods is used: Essays, analytical accounts of practice, DVD recorded assessment of practice skills, class presentations, an oral examination on social work practice and assessment of the two practice learning opportunities.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 4,000 per Academic year (home fees)||22 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 11,400 per Academic year (overseas fees)||22 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Stirling Campus||Stirling||FK9 4LA||Scotland|
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