Social Work: University of Southampton

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PG Dip/MSc
Social Work: University of Southampton, Social Work Office, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO17 1BJ, Southampton, United Kingdom
Social Sciences
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Course Beginning 
2 years full-time
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Scholarship and Grants

+44 (0)23 8059 2575
+44 (0)23 8059 4800


Course Description

This programme provides relevant education and training for those wishing to work as practitioners in a variety of social work settings. It is recognised for qualifying successful candidates for professional employment in social services and other social work agencies, and is specifically designed to meet General Social Care Council requirements.

If you successfully complete the taught elements of the programme, you will be eligible to present a dissertation for the award of an MSc.

Programme Structure

Compulsory modules

  • Children and families
  • Contemporary issues in social work
  • Human development and mental health
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Legal frameworks for practice
  • Practice methodologies
  • Theories and values of social work
  • Working with adults

Practice curriculum

you will spend 200 days gaining required experience and learning in at least two practice settings – statutory social work tasks involving legal interventions, and providing services to at least two service user groups


  • Dissertation

Entry requirements

  • Second-class honours degree or equivalent, normally in a social science subject
  • GCSE English and mathematics grade C, or equivalent
  • Six months’ paid or voluntary experience in social work/related agencies
  • Criminal Records Bureau disclosure and health check

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