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MASocial Work

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sheffield.ac.uk/..sociology/social-work-ma 

Overview

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.

Programme structure

Course content

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.

Teaching

Lectures
Small-group work
Individual projects
Group projects
Supervised dissertation

Assessment

Assessed essays
Group project work
Peer assessment
Group and individual presentations
Exam
Dissertation

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Application start
Aug 1, 2017
Pre-deadline
May 1, 2018 23:59 (GMT)

This is a pre-deadline and we suggest to apply before this date

Primary deadline
Aug 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States