University of Bradford

601–800 th
World University Rankings 2019
101-150 th
Young University Rankings 2016
Richmond Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1DP, United Kingdom

Social Work (Postgraduate Entry)

The aim of our MA in Social Work is to provide students, who already hold a first degree, with a professional social work qualification at Master's level. The course will enable you to be a confident, competent, qualified social work practitioner. We offer a well established course with a national reputation for producing high-calibre workers. Our course is designed, managed and delivered by a Programme Management Board that includes practice placement agencies, students, lecturers and practitioners. Stakeholder involvement ensures that our course maintains a dynamic, outward-looking approach towards social work education with a clear focus on the needs of service users. The programme is built upon the following standards and requirements for social work training: the HCPC (Health and care Professions Council Standards of Proficiency for social care workers, the DOH (Department of Health) Requirements for social work training, The College of Social Work Professional Capabilities Framework and the QAA (Quality Assurance Agency) benchmark statements for social policy administration and social work. On completion of the MA in Social Work you will have: - Knowledge and Understanding of social work services and service users; the service delivery context; values and ethics; social work theory; the nature of social work practice. - Discipline skills in assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation with individuals, families, carers, groups and communities; support of individuals to represent their needs, views and circumstances; the management of risk to users, self and colleagues; workload management and accountability; self reflective practice and professional competence. - Transferable skills in the use of communication and information technology and numerical skills; problem solving skills including: problem management, information gathering, analysis and synthesis, intervention and evaluation; communication skills; skills in working with others; skills in personal and professional development.

  • Qualification
    Master of Arts/MA (PG)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bradford
  • Qualification
    Master of Arts/MA (PG)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Bradford