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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Medway Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

This course is designed as a route into professional practice for graduates, the Kent MA is taught by qualified social workers. You have access to placements across a range of settings, allowing you to develop your practice and research skills and apply knowledge to practice. The Social Work MA is based at the University's Medway campus and benefits from the excellent new facilities on site. Students also benefit from the insights and experience of a wide range of practitioners from different settings, through their teaching and evaluation of practice learning portfolios. Social work jobs exist in local authority and health settings (eg social services departments, hospital settings), voluntary organisations (Barnardo's, NSPCC) and private agencies such as private fostering agencies and care homes. Successful graduates are eligible for professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), the regulatory body for social work.

Tuition fees

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£ 10,300per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    47th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 164 countries. 25% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Welcome events for international students include welcome talks, visits to local tourist attractions, campus tours, themed evenings and sporting events.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 83 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    114 66%

    53rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.67 73%

    80th

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