Oxford Brookes University
Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
MA/ PGDip in Social Work
MA/PGDip in Social Work
We are offering two social work qualifications - an MA and a PGDip - for applicants who hold a relevant degree and experience of paid or voluntary work with vulnerable people within the UK. The Social Work MA is a two-year full-time course (maximum 5 years on a part-time basis) while the PGDip can typically be gained in 18 months. Graduates completing the MA or PGDip are eligible for registration as a qualified social worker with the social work regulatory body, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The core modules are: Skill Development and Professional Communication The Policy and Law Context of Social Care Applied Research Methods Social Work Practice 1 Social Work Theory, Assessment and Evidence-Informed Intervention with Adults Supporting Children and Families: Building the Evidence Social Work Practice 2 Social Work Theory, Assessment and Evidence-Informed Intervention with Children and Families In addition, MA students will be required to undertake the Dissertation module. Our modules are assessed in a variety of ways, including written assignments, class tests, portfolios, presentations and a dissertation. Both awards require two practice placements, which will include attendance throughout the summer months.
International Student Requirements:If you did not complete GCSE English Language within the UK, you will be asked to obtain one of the following: IELTS: a score of 7.0 overall and with no category scoring below 6.5 Cambridge Certificate in Proficiency in English: grade C or above.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: No
International Financial Aid: No
Out State Tuition (per year): 12100 GBP