London Metropolitan University

601—800 th
World University Rankings 2017
151-200 th
Young University Rankings 2017
166-220 Holloway Road, London, N7 8DB, United Kingdom

Social Work (Postgraduate Entry)

**Why study this course?** Our Social Work MSc course is professionally accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Once you’ve successfully completed the course and become a registered social worker with the HCPC, you’ll also be eligible for membership of the British Association of Social Workers. Your career will benefit from our course with its history rooted in the principles of equality and social justice. It covers a wide range of social work subjects, helping you to develop into a reflective and resilient practitioner who can work in a variety of settings. This may include working with children, families, older people or individuals with mental health problems or learning disabilities. London Met is the “preferred provider” of social work in 2017 for the North East London commissioning panel, which represents the Social Work Development Partnership of five local authorities. This demonstrates the excellence of teaching you can expect on our Social Work MSc. **More about this course** You’ll develop into a reflective and resilient social work professional with this professionally-accredited programme. The focus is on developing your practical skills for future use in the working environment. These skills are based upon up-to-date research, theories, policies and legislation. You’ll develop knowledge of subjects including: - application of the law - assessment and planning - human growth and development - research evaluation - safeguarding vulnerable adults and children - social work theory Importantly, we'll ensure you’ll understand how to apply the academic knowledge, skills and theory to real-world social work. In the final year, you’ll write a dissertation on a topic of your choice. This is achieved through your own independent study. You'll be free to combine research and evidence, current policy, practice and theoretical perspectives. **What our students say** “I come from an IT background. The teaching on social work theories, human growth and development and anti-oppressive practice has been excellent in helping me understand social work concepts”. Franck Omombo, final year student on our Social Work MSc

  • Qualification
    Master of Science/MSc (PG)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Holloway,Islington
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Master of Science/MSc (PG)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Holloway,Islington
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250