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University of Birmingham - College of Social Sciences MA in Social Work
University of Birmingham - College of Social Sciences

MA in Social Work

Birmingham, Royaume-Uni

2 Years

Anglais

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Sep 2024

GBP 23 310 / per year *

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* for International students | UK students: £8,820 per year

Introduction

The University of Birmingham Social Work MA degree will provide you with a practice-focused and eye-opening learning experience. Learn from expert academics and gain first-hand experience from service users, carers and practitioners, and graduate prepared to start an incredibly rewarding and fulfilling career.

Build your career and lead social change

In these recent challenging times, social workers have had a vital role to play. They engage with vulnerable individuals, families and communities daily to promote human rights and make a meaningful difference in people’s life outcomes.

Our course will prepare you for the profession through research-informed teaching, value-based learning and practice placements. The modules of the course incorporate the key skills, expertise and values for contemporary social work practice, complimented by two placements providing the opportunity to put your knowledge into practice. Located within Muirhead Tower, you will benefit from modern, hi-tech teaching facilities.

Graduating with a social work degree offers a variety of opportunities for practising social work and other humanitarian work in the UK and overseas. Our degrees are recognised globally in countries such as Australia, Canada and Hong Kong amongst others, where social workers are also in demand.

Please note that you will be required to complete an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and Declaration of Suitability for Social Work form, before registration onto the programme.

Why Study Social Work at Birmingham?

  • The Department of Social Work and Social Care produces world-leading research in both children's and adult social work.
  • Alongside generating knowledge and educating future and current practitioners, the department has direct engagement with providers, commissioners and policymakers regarding their work to design and deliver new models of support.
  • The University of Birmingham is embedded within a diverse, multicultural and thriving city and region, with strong civic connections, providing a range of experiences for our students to gain hands-on experience.
  • Our course places lived experience at the forefront of our teaching, research and impact and we collaborate with a wide range of service users, carers and practitioners to provide students with a broad range of experiences.
  • We are a multi-disciplinary university, with a clear focus on collaboration which includes learning with students from other health and care-related areas.

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