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Social Work Masters (Postgraduate) MSW

Kingston University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Social Work - MSW

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**- Kingston is part of a teaching partnership with seven local authorities and voluntary agencies and expert social workers contribute to the teaching. - The course is underpinned by the British Association of Social Workers’ Professional Capabilities Framework. You will be able to meet professional standards and register with Social Work England.- You will be able to work nationally and internationally with this qualification.**About this course** You will prepare for social work practice in our state-of-the-art Practice Learning Skills Lab, developing core knowledge, skills and values. A specialist practice interest module will give you the opportunity to study a chosen area in depth.There are two contrasting placements of 70 days and 100 days. You will learn from service users and carers, shadow experienced social workers and make observation visits. You will study effective approaches to working with children and their families and adults at risk (including older adults, and mental health social work practice). You will examine the legal, policy and ethical frameworks for social work practice; human development; social work methods of assessment and intervention. A satisfactory health declaration, including immunisations, and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check are required from accepted candidates before registration for the programme.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,200per year

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Entry requirements

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GCSE/National 4/National 5 : C

GCSE at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017) in five subjects, including English Language or equivalent qualification e.g. Functional/Key skills level 2 in literacy. Non-native speakers who do not have the equivalent of GCSE English at grade 4 (formerly grade C) or an equivalent.


University information

Kingston University

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  • Campus address

    Kingston University, River House, 53-57 High Street, Kingston upon Thames, Kingston Upon Thames, KT1 1LQ, England

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