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MA in Social Work (MASW)

Standard Duration: Full-time: 2 years

Min. entry requirements: Applicants are expected to possess a 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) although a high 2:ii undergraduate degree may be considered. Maths and English at GCSE grade C level is also required.

English Language: IELTS 7.0, Band B

We’re renowned for delivering high-quality social work training. This accredited programme is ranked among the top 15 in the UK for Social Work (Complete University Guide 2015). On completion, you will be eligible to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) to register as a social worker.

The course maintains a strong emphasis on practice- and research-informed learning. It comprises 200 days of structured academic teaching and learning, 30 days of university based skills development, and 170 days of assessed practice learning — during this time you’ll be working in a statutory, voluntary or independent social work agency.

This programme is suitable for you whether you’re a recent graduate, gained your first degree some time ago and have been working in social care, or are ready for a career change. Our graduates are highly sought after and have moved into social work roles in a variety of statutory, voluntary and private organisations.

Application Fact File

Entry Requirements

2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any subject

MA in Social Work

You are expected to possess a 2:i undergraduate degree (or equivalent) although a high 2:ii undergraduate degree may be considered. Maths and English at GCSE grade C level is also required.

Postgraduate Award in Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People
2:ii undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject. You must have professional experience in social work, youth work, teaching, counselling/psychotherapy or similar.

English Language requirements

Band A - IELTS 6.5

Postgraduate Award in Working Therapeutically with Children and Young People and MA in Social Work - Band B - IELTS 7.0

Application:

Applications should be made online at www.warwick.ac.uk/go/careerstudies.

MA in Social Work: All applications are made via UCAS.

Tuition Fees
(2016/17 rates.)

MA Coaching
Home/EU: Full-time: £8,140, Part-time: £4,070

Overseas: Full-time: £18,340, Part-time £9,170

MA Career Development and Coaching Studies (CDCS) and
MA Careers Education, Information & Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE) 

Home/EU: Full-time: £8,055, Part-time: £895 (per 20 CAT module)

Overseas: Full-time: £18,180, Part-time £2,020 (per 20 CAT module)

MA Social Work (MASW)
Home/EU: Full-time £7,780, Part-time £3,890

Overseas - Band 1: Full-time £17,500, Part-time £8,750

Overseas - Band 2: Full-time £22,340
Part-time £11,170

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (FE and Skills sector)

£9,000

Funding

Details of funding opportunities are available via the Graduate School.