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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Dundee

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    22 months

Course summary

This course combines theory with practice and provides you with the professional accreditation needed for a career in social work or a related profession.

Aimed at graduates from all disciplines, it reflects the multi-disciplinary, professional context of 21st century social work.

We engage both with service users and social work professionals, whose experiences and perspectives have contributed to this course.

We emphasise research-based practice and our team includes leading researchers in a broad range of areas, including health and social care integration, disability, criminal justice, and child protection. Their expertise informs every aspect of our training.

You will gain a strong professional identity, enabling you to function competently and confidently in multi-disciplinary settings, and to strive for social justice.

We have links with a range of agencies across the statutory, voluntary, and private sectors. This will give you practice learning opportunities and broadens the networks that you can establish.

Professional accreditation

The MSc in Social Work is professionally accredited by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Careers

The vast majority of our graduates enter employment at graduate level.

When you graduate you will have a professional social work qualification. This means you could work across a range of social work roles in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors, and also in a range of allied professions.

You will be fully equipped to work as an accountable, autonomous professional in partnership with individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,150per 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 Dundee

  • University League Table

    31st

  • Campus address

    University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, Dundee, City Of, DD1 4HN, Scotland

With over 16,000 students and 3,000 staff representing around 150 different countries across the world, the University of Dundee is a truly global institution.
Dundee offers a wide range of disciplines within a friendly and integrated community, to create a unique student experience.
A range of scholarships are available to help international students get the most from their studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    8th out of 83 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    143 82%

    6th

    47
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%

    31st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    58th

    54

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