Social Work MSc

University of Portsmouth

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Course info

OverviewWhether youre already working in the field, or a graduate who wants to make a difference in social work, our MSc Social Work degree course can help you improve your skills – and enhance your career prospects too.On this course, youll become a confident practitioner in the changing arena of social work. With an emphasis on professionalism, professional judgement, relationship-focused work and protection, youll learn to work across the social work spectrum, with some of the most ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
45th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
74th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
38th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
2 years

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
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Details
An upper second class honours degree in a relevant subject or a degree in an associated discipline. Applicants with a lower classification (second class) will be considered on an individual basis, considering relevant experience and academic achievement. Applicants must also have relevant work experience, more than 3 months in voluntary or paid employment in a health, education or social care environment. All shortlisted applicants are subject to a holistic and multidimensional assessment process which has been designed in accordance with Social Work England's standards, and includes an application, group discussion, individual presentation and an interview. All offers are subject to Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and Occupational Health clearance.

Tuition fees

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£10,700 per year
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£10,700 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: The same fee will be applicable for Channel Islands and Isle of Man students. Tuition fee are subject to annual increase. Additional cost may apply..

Students from EU EU Students
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£15,500 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.

More info: Tuition fees are subject to annual increase. Additional cost may apply..

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Latest Social Work reviews

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Liz
25 Feb 20

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There are committed lecturers, interesting course material, good practical opportunities. I'm really impressed with the...
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25 Feb 20

Social Work BSc (Hons)

It has been a really good experience so far. There is lots to do here. the lecturers are friendly and helpful. I'm...

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University of Portsmouth
CUG ranking
74th
Student rating
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Over 4,000 postgraduate students call the University of Portsmouth campus home. An ideal choice for postgraduate students, the university has superb research credentials, excelling in areas such as astrophysics, forensics and sports science, with world-leading research groups conducting impactful work into some of the most significant challenges we face in society today.

Where you'll study

University of Portsmouth

University House Winston Churchill Avenue Portsmouth
PO1 2UP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Portsmouth & Southsea  0.1 miles away