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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Diploma

  • Location

    Oxstalls Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-JAN-22, 07-JAN-23

  • Duration

    18 months

Course summary

What is Social Work MA?

This intensive course is your fast-track route to becoming a Social Worker registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You’ll balance an interactive study programme with practical work experience in a social care setting.

You’ll be able to practise in your chosen field of children and families or adults, and across a range of areas - including statutory, voluntary, private and the independent sector.

Study style

You can study the MA over 20 months and the Postgraduate Diploma over 18 months. The course is assessed in a variety of ways, including assignments, exams and group presentations.

On the course your learning experience will be dynamic, interactive and experiential. You’ll learn about all areas of social work practice with adults and children - acquiring your knowledge with a variety of learning styles. With emphasis on experiential learning, your studies will include working in small tutorial groups, simulations, role play and group work.

Possible careers

Graduates from this course can go on to work as a Social Worker registered with the HCPC.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 9,800overall cost

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 Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    65th out of 83 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 60%

    72nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    51st

    7

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