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The award
MSc

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

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About Social Work at Swansea University

Performance:

  • The Times Higher League Tables 2014 ranked the Undergraduate Social Work degree at Swansea joint 1st in the UK, and the Guardian League Table ranked social work in Swansea 1st in the UK in 2015.
  • the programme meets all the Social Care Wales requirements and is now fully approved as a professional social work programme as defined in The Approval and Visiting of Degree Courses in Social Work (Wales) Rules 2012

Teaching and Employability:

  • 95% of Social Work students from Swansea University are employed in graduate level jobs within six months of graduating (undergraduate programme). Postgraduate-level students are expected to be in similar demand
  • the professional qualification is recognised in Wales, England, Scotland and Northern Ireland as well as other countries such as Australia
  • the programme operates in partnership with five local authorities in the South West Wales region: Neath Port Talbot, Swansea, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, and Ceredigion
  • teaching from a wide range of practitioners from social work teams and agencies plus guest speakers from Welsh Government
  • a minimum of 200 days practice learning are undertaken
  • successful completion allows students to register as qualified social workers with Social Care Wales
  • applicants may be eligible for a student bursary from Social Care Wales which includes a contribution towards tuition fee

Course Overview

This masters degree aims to;

Study options for this course

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  • The awardMScHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study2 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Annual tuition fees for entry in the academic year 2017/18 are as follows:

UK/EU International MSc Full-time £6,600 £13,700

Tuition fees for years of study after your first year are subject to an increase of 3%.

You can find further information on fees and how to pay on our tuition fees page.

You may be eligible for funding to help support your study. To find out about scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities that are available please visit the University's scholarships and bursaries page.

Current students: You can find further information of your fee costs on our tuition fees page.

Entry requirements

  • UK degree (2:2 or above) in a social work/social science related discipline, plus Maths GCSE at grade A*-C or equivalent, e.g. Key Skills level 2 (QCDA) Numeracy or

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