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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Lansdowne Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Why study MA Social Work at BU?

  • This course is ranked 1st in its subject area according to the 2021 Guardian League tables
  • This practical degree blends a powerful combination of academic study with essential practical experience
  • Statutory placements throughout the course mean you will gain lots of relevant experience operating in real-world settings and will develop strong working relationships with those already in the profession
  • Thanks to our close ties with neighbouring local authority social services departments and local voluntary sector agencies you can network with employers and potential future colleagues
  • You’ll leave us equipped with the specialist knowledge and practical skills needed to deal with issues in areas including child protection, fostering and adoption, adult safeguarding, mental health, substance use, hospital discharge and disability
  • Newly built skills facilities include various simulated community home settings, allowing you to learn and practice before going on placement.

This course is approved by Social Work England, which means you’ll be eligible to apply for registration as a social worker on successful completion of the course.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,500per year

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

University information

Bournemouth University

  • University League Table

    86th

  • Campus address

    Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, Poole, BH12 5BB, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 83 21

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    141 81%

    9th

    36
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    12th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    6th

    7

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