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The Institute of Community and Society

Social Work Studies

MA Part-time 2 years

The course is open to all qualified and registered social workers.

The course is open to all qualified and registered social workers.

Why choose this course?

Internal candidates only

The course is open to all qualified and registered social workers. The course will enhance your employment prospects, since it is a condition of continuing professional registration that qualified and registered social workers maintain a record of CPD. 

We offer a range of accredited 20 credit CPD modules in collaboration with partner Local Authorities and social work service providers. Modules are designed to ensure that they meet the HCPC requirements for CPD and also The College of Social Work PCF.

What happens on the course?

Please see modules below.

Course Modules

Additional Information

Everything you need to know about this course!

Location Mode Fee Year
Home/EU Part-time £3125 per year 2019-20
Home/EU Part-time £3200 per year 2020-21

These fees are applicable for new entrants in 2019/20. Fees are for the academic year only, any subsequent years may be subject to an annual increase, usually in line with inflation.

This course is for qualified and registered social workers only.

Postgraduate Loans: Are available for taught and research Masters courses for students resident in England. For more information on eligibility and how to apply online visit:

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites or Most charities and trust funds offer limited bursaries targeted to specific groups of students so you will need to research whether any of them are relevant to your situation.

University Postgraduate Loyalty Discount: The University also offers a postgraduate loyalty discount ( If you have completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Wolverhampton, you may be eligible for a 20% discount on the first year of a taught postgraduate programme.

Financial Hardship: Students can apply to the Dennis Turner Opportunity Fund ( for help with course related costs however this cannot be used for fees or to cover general living costs.

If you are paying for the fees yourself then the fees can be paid in 3 instalments: November, January and April. More information can be found at


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