This programme, which offers both an academic award and a professional qualification in Social Work, prepares you for careers in a broad range of social work agencies and settings.
The teaching emphasis is on issues relevant to social work practice in contemporary Britain, and explores the ways in which sociology, law, social policy and psychology inform and enhance professional social work.
The Department works in partnership with local stakeholders, including the main statutory and voluntary social work agencies in the North-West, and offers 170 days of placement practice learning.
- Policy and Legal Contexts of Social Work
- Social Divisions and Social Diversity
- Social Work with Young People
- Social Work with Children and Families
- Social Work and Drug UseSocial Work and Mental Health
- Disability and the Life Course
- The Reflexive Practitioner
- Preparation for Practice
Duration: MA: 24 months full-time PgDip: 21 months full-time.
Entry Requirements: An least an upper second class honours degree, at least GCSE grade C in English Language and Mathematics (O level grade C and CSE grade 1 are equivalent) and relevant work experience (not necessarily in a social work agency)
IELTS: 7 or equivalent.
Application Procedure: Apply via UCAS using code L508 (www.ucas.ac.uk)
Assessment: Fieldwork placements, coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.
Funding: All applicants should consult www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/