• Institute Code W75
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  • Start Date(s) 23 September 2019, 21 September 2020
  • Award MA
  • Study Mode Part-time
  • Course Length Part-time (2 years)
  • Campus Location University of Wolverhampton
  • School The Institute of Community and Society

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?

Dissertation modules that make up the MA include:

  • Dissertation: Research in Social Work Studies (7SO019)
  • An Advanced and Extended Critical Analysis of Practice (7SO020).

This is only a guide, modules are reviewed on a regular basis.

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

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: www.gov.uk/postgraduate-loan

Professional and Career Development Loan: The University is a Professional and Career Development Loans (PCDL) registered Learning Provider, registration number [4413]. A PCDL is a commercial bank loan that you can use to help pay for work-related learning. For further information on financial assistance to support your learning, please visit the GOV.UK website or contact the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.

Charitable Funding: You might also want to explore the possibility of funding from charitable trusts; please see the following websites www.acf.org.ukwww.dsc.org.uk/fundingwebsites or www.family-action.org.uk. 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 (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/postgraduate-study/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 (https://www.wlv.ac.uk/study-here/money-matters/financial-support/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 www.wlv.ac.uk/howtopay

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