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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

  • Start date


  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Reasons to choose Kingston**- We are part of an exciting new teaching partnership with 7 local authorities and 2 voluntary agencies.- The course is underpinned by the British Association of Social Workers’ (BASW) Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF). It will enable you to meet the professional standards and register with Social Work England.- You will be well-prepared for your Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE), which takes place once you have qualified and start work**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

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,650per year

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

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

Students have a longstanding reputation for business start-ups, supported through an extensive programme of enterprise education events and industry links.
Kingston University is investing significantly in its campuses. A multi-floor library and dance studios are key features of its new Town House building.
Students from more than 140 countries bring diversity, fresh ideas and a range of life experiences to enrich the learning environment on campus.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    63rd out of 83 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    111 64%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%



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