Oxford Brookes University

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences

MA/ PGDip in Social Work



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA/PGDip in Social Work

Format: Campus

Program Description:

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

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