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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Middlesex University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    14 months

Course summary

Overview

The Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work is an academic and professional qualification where you will experience an integration of practice and research. Social workers have a key role in working with other professionals to offer support to some of society's most vulnerable citizens.

Why study PGDip Social Work at Middlesex University?

This innovative and accelerated postgraduate social work course offers the opportunity to engage with an intensive and immersive programme of teaching and learning integrating practice placements. Over the duration of the programme, you will develop into a competent and enthusiastic social work practitioner ready to engage with the rigours of this dynamic and exciting profession.

We have excellent relationships with local employers through our long-standing stakeholder group. As a result, some of your teaching with be co-delivered by practising social workers and service users.

This programme offers an accelerated route to becoming a professional social worker for highly motivated recent graduates or for career changers looking for new challenges and opportunities. You will be able to develop into an excellent and valued social worker with the capacity to work in all statutory social work settings and in a wide variety of private and voluntary workplaces in the UK and abroad. You will also be able to take advantage of high quality placements in both adult and children’s services including a final 100 day placement where you will undertake statutory interventions.

Careers

How can the PGDip Social Work support your career?

Once qualified, our graduates have gone onto work as Social Workers in a range of settings working closely with vulnerable people from groups such as:

  • Senior citizens
  • Teenagers with mental health problems
  • Young offenders
  • Adults with learning disabilities, mental health problems or physical disabilities
  • People with alcohol, drug or other substance misuse problems
  • Refugees and asylum seekers
  • Children who are at risk of abuse or neglect

Our Social Work graduates have gone onto work in local authorities, charities, voluntary sector organisations and private/ independent sector organisations, with many finding employment with our placement partners within neighbouring London boroughs and beyond.

Tuition fees

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£ 11,600per year

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

University information

Middlesex University

  • University League Table

    112th

  • Campus address

    Middlesex University, Hendon Campus, The Burroughs, Barnet, NW4 4BT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    46th out of 77 17

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    118 70%

    53rd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    53rd

    44
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    27th

    16

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