University of York

University of York

Social Work

The course consists of academic learning and 200 days of practice learning based in local agencies; the course aims to train reflective practitioners who work in an anti-oppressive way and are able to help people appropriately.

Entry requirements

2.1 degree or above and minimum 1 year's relevant work experience required; IELTS 6.5 or 6.0 IELTS plus CELT (university of York centre for English language teaching) end-of-course test required for students whose 1st language is not English.

Course modules

3 strands: knowledge for social work ; contexts for social work; social work practice.

Sponsorship information

Students resident in the UK for 3 years may apply to the NHSBSA for a bursary, including tuition fees.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,480 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MA Full-time £ 15,150 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Alcuin College York YO10 5DD Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
01904 321257