Therefore, some course content may change over time to reflect changes in the discipline or industry.We'll help you to identify opportunities that will complement your studies.Whether you're already working in the field, or a graduate who wants to make a difference in social work, our MSc Social Work degree course can help you improve your skills – and enhance your career prospects too.
Therefore, some course content may change over time to reflect changes in the discipline or industry.
Options currently include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
We aim to ensure that all courses and modules advertised are delivered.
You will become eligible to apply for entry onto the register of qualified social workers after completing the course.
Our MSW is recognised across the UK and internationally.
Emphasis is placed from the start of the programme on learning skills for social work practice.
Masters In Social Work Courses
You will first undertake a Readiness for Direct Practice module in our state-of-the-art Practice Learning Skills Lab.Service users and carers play a key role in social work education, they contribute to teaching, readiness for direct practice, interview students, take part in student role playing to ensure you have the most authentic experience before entering practice.Innovative teaching and learning, combining interactive workshops, peer learning, skills simulations, experiential learning and digital technology.With an emphasis on professionalism, professional judgement, relationship-focused work and protection, you'll learn to work across the social work spectrum, with some of the most vulnerable people in society.We'll provide the expertise and support so you can develop your professional practice.When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your social work skills to work.After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.On this programme you will learn about effective approaches to work with children and their families and adults at risk (including older adults, and mental health social work practice).You will study legal, policy and ethical frameworks for social work practice; human development; social work methods of assessment and intervention.As part of the joint faculty of Kingston and St George's, there are opportunities to take part in interdisciplinary activities with other health and education professionals.If you are a graduate looking to gain a professional qualification in social work and to become eligible to apply for entry onto the register of qualified social workers, this two-year course is ideal.