|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
2:1 honours degree in sociology, social policy, development studies, international relations, political science or a related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
This degree makes you eligible to apply for HCPC registration as a qualified social worker in the UK.
The University is one of only four early-adopter Teaching Partnerships nationally. We’re working in collaboration with the four local authorities in south Yorkshire to lead the way for social work education.
This means that you’ll benefit from a social work curriculum enhanced by increased collaboration with placement providers and employment agencies. You can also be assured of guaranteed statutory placements over the two-years of your course.
The academic side of the course is rigorous and challenging. You’ll develop a clear understanding of the theory.
The taught modules are:
Social Work Practice – Contexts, Values and Skills
Human Growth and Development through the Life Course for Social Workers
Law and Social Policy for Social Work
Practice Placement 1
Practice Placement 2
Skills for Social Work Practice
You’ll go on two placements with local agencies (local authority, private, voluntary or independent sector service providers). One placement is for 70 days, the other for 100 days.
Group project work
Group and individual presentations