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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This qualification opens up a challenging and rewarding career in social work, social justice and political activism within the diverse field of social care. This nationally and internationally recognised qualification equips graduates to work in the voluntary, statutory and private sector within fields such as policy, therapeutic intervention, research and management.

We welcome students of all backgrounds who seek an MA in Social Work that develops critical analysis, open debate, questioning and dismantling of conceptual frameworks. If you want professional social work training founded on principles of empowerment and social justice look no further.

You will qualify as a professional social worker while gaining a master's degree.

You will:

  • Learn integrated knowledge, theory, research and practical understanding to use in your professional practice
  • Study a program me designed collaboratively with service users, practitioners, carers, students and academic staff
  • Develop skills to enable you to have a challenging and rewarding career in social work

WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

The course is delivered using an action learning approach which places the emphasis on group work and individual responsibility for researching and collaborating.

ASSESSMENT:

  • Assignments
  • Practice Portfolio
  • Independent Project
  • Exams
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Presentations

CAREER LINKS

Our course is operated and developed in close conjunction with local social work agencies and local authorities.

WHAT YOUNEED TO KNOW:

Applicants for the full-time course need to apply for this course through UCAS. The course is listed in the undergraduate section, under 'Social Work Studies - Postgraduate Entry'.

Candidates who are selected for an interview will be required to attend and complete a written test, group activity and individual interview (see below). Service users, carers and practitioners will be involved in the assessment process.

Acceptance on the course is also subject to satisfactory health and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance.

As part of the application process, you may be invited to an interview. The interview will include a written test, group activity, role play scenario, and a series of individual interview questions.

Have a look at our top ten tips for preparing for your interview. If you are offered an interview following your application, you will be sent further information about what to expect and what you need to bring with you on the day.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,634per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    92nd

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    127 73%

    31st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.12 82%

    32nd

    20

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