Social Work (Children and Families) (MA, PG Dip)

Bournemouth University

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The award
MA, PG Dip

How long you will study
14 month

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
January

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About Social Work (Children and Families) at Bournemouth University

This new, fast-track social work course focusing on children, young people and their families will enable trainee social workers to build upon their existing knowledge and skills, and develop the expertise required for social work practice.

The Department of Education will be funding this course through a cluster of local authorities which includes Dorset, Bournemouth, Poole and Wiltshire, with all applications being made directly to them. You’ll have the option to continue your studies from a Postgraduate Diploma to a Master’s by undertaking a dissertation which will be self-funded.

This course gives you the opportunity to study in a high-profile and nationally recognised department and benefit from direct access to research active and internationally linked academic staff. If you already hold an undergraduate degree and are interested in specialising in work with children and young people, this is the ideal social work course option.

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Notes about fees for this course

The fees for the Postgraduate Diploma are funded by the Department for Education.

Please see website for details.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have a 2:1 degree in any subject area.

IELTS (academic) 7.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

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