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Social Work (Postgraduate Entry) MSW

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Qualification

    Master of Social Work - MSW

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAR

  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

**Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University.Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information.****Course summary:**- Gain the knowledge, skills, methods and values that inform social work.- Work with other professionals, service users and carers in practice placements across the social care sector.- Experience and engage in a variety of learning activities aimed at developing you as a professional social worker.Prepare for a career in social work with a course that is well connected with social work and social care service providers in the region.**How you learn:**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.You split your study time between acquiring the latest knowledge and necessary skills at university, and then putting it into practice on professional work placements. You spend a total of 200 days working in professional settings and attending specialist skills days.You engage with a range of topics which includes:- assessment, planning, intervention and review- skills development- psychosocial knowledge applied across the life course- professional ethics- law and policy- social work theory and practice models- research methods and evidence based practice**Applied learning**Theory will prepare you for practice learning experiences are designed to help you not only to apply theory to practice, but to develop critical and ethical approaches to your practice in order to become life-long, competent professionals. You are required to attend the practice learning experiences provided on the course to achieve the course practice learning outcomes.You’ll undertake a range of practice learning experiences, helping you to build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. This will take place in different practice learning environments, reflecting the range of ways in which services are currently delivered. This might include simulated learning and virtual placements alongside real world experience of services delivered face to face to service users. The university will ensure that the practice learning element of your course will be compliant with the requirements of the Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) governing your chosen profession. This is so that by the end of your course, you will have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate attainment of the requirements to register as a professional with your chosen profession.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,460per year

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

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Applicants should have following qualifications will be considered for entry on to undergraduate programmes two GCE A level passes, High School Leaving Certificate, which is recognised as equivalent to A level standard. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g. IELTS for UKVI* 6.0 Listening: minimum level 5.5; Speaking: minimum level 5.5; Reading: minimum level 5.5; Writing: minimum level 5.5.) and they are listed on our?International Entry Requirements page.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 77 19

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    142 85%

    9th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    22nd

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    42nd

    40

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