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A Master of Science or MSc is a postgraduate degree typically in the fields of sciences and social sciences. MSc may be course-based, research-based, or a mixture of the two.

Social work programs concentrate on teaching students how to help others in need through community programs, counseling sessions, and support groups. Social workers may spend their time helping families escape the cycle of poverty, supporting individuals as they free themselves of addiction, or counseling people who suffer from mental illness.

UK, United Kingdom is more than 300 years old and comprises four constituent nations: England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The UK has been a centre of learning for the past 1,000 years and possesses many ancient and distinguished universities. Foreign students make up a significant proportion of the student body at UK universities.

Top Masters of Science in Social Work in United Kingdom 2019

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Abertay University

This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in a pluralistic approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods fr ... [+]

MSc/PGDip Counselling

Why choose this course?

Train with one of the leading providers of counselling training in Scotland at a centre of excellence in terms of innovative developments in research and practice, both nationally and internationally Practitioner training that prepares graduates to work in a variety of settings, such as primary care, as professional counsellors Preparation to work with individual adult clients using an integrative approach, referred to as a Collaborative Pluralistic Framework for practice Potential to progress to PhD

This course provides an opportunity to participate in high-quality innovative training in a pluralistic approach to counselling, which encompasses concepts and methods from constructionist, narrative and common factors theory and practice. You will be part of a supportive learning community in which you are encouraged to engage with the significant challenges involved in therapeutic work with individuals whose lives have been visited by fear, hopelessness and meaninglessness.Those exiting the course after successful completion of the taught component (i.e. Postgraduate Diploma) would be eligible for the award of Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) Counselling.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Stirling

This course provides you with an integrated academic and professional course which develops the intellectual and practical skills necessary for professional practice as a ... [+]

Overview

This course provides you with an integrated academic and professional course which develops the intellectual and practical skills necessary for professional practice as a social worker.

We promote an understanding of social work which is informed by social justice and human rights, a profession that acknowledges the links between 'public issues' and 'private troubles' and seeks to address both. We value social work practice that has prevention at its heart and recognises the importance of collective approaches, actively engaging with and learning from user movements.

Our course is taught by qualified social workers including world leaders in their research field, and academics who maintain close connections with practice. You'll experience inspirational contributions to teaching by people who have used social work services, as well as from practicing social workers.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
January 2020
Full-time
24 months
Campus
University of Lincoln

This advanced programme aims to support social workers in their professional development and upon completion provides a Masters-level qualification, as recommended by the ... [+]

The Course

This advanced programme aims to support social workers in their professional development and upon completion provides a Masters-level qualification, as recommended by the Social Work Reform Board.

The flexibility of this programme is designed to allow you to move from one area of specialism to another, to support your personal and professional development needs.

You can work alongside our experienced team of academics who aim to provide structure and conceptual frameworks to guide your learning. The content of this programme is informed by national health and social care debate to ensure it is up-to-date with the latest sector developments and issues.

The collaborative culture in the School facilitates group work to examine live case material and undertake research in areas that are relevant to your own practice.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Campus
University of Lincoln

The programme aims to develop reflective and competent social work practitioners who can practise safely, effectively and confidently in complex environments. ... [+]

The Course

The programme aims to develop reflective and competent social work practitioners who can practise safely, effectively and confidently in complex environments. The School of Health and Social Care has been validated by The Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) to deliver the MSc Social Work as a postgraduate professional award in Social Care.

Students will have the opportunity to undertake two supervised and assessed practice placements in social work or social care settings during their studies. These placements are designed to provide students with the chance to develop their professional knowledge, theories, values and practical skills. Please see the Features tab for more details on the potential costs associated with completing these placements.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
University of Lincoln

This MSc by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. You will have the freedom and flexibility t ... [+]

The Course

This MSc by Research degree provides an opportunity to develop advanced and specific knowledge in a particular field of study. You will have the freedom and flexibility to choose and develop your own subject area and the opportunity to enhance your highly transferable research and project management skills.

The postgraduate research team within the School of Health and Social Care are committed to providing the best possible experience for their students. School you will have the chance to work alongside experienced academics who will guide you through the research process and support you with your personal and professional development in order to maximise your career opportunities on graduation.... [-]

United Kingdom Boston
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Glasgow Caledonian University - The School of Health and Life Sciences

Earn both a masters degree and the opportunity to qualify as a registered social worker in this intensive two-year, full-time programme. ... [+]

Accredited by: SSSC

You can protect the most vulnerable members of our society and make a positive impact on social justice in the dynamic, challenging and rewarding field of social work. Through both academic and practice-based modules, our MSc programme prepares you to effect real change through research-based practice.

You’ll earn both a master’s degree and the opportunity to qualify as a registered social worker in this intensive two-year, full-time programme – and develop your skills with the full support of our professional, experienced and dedicated staff. At GCU, you’ll be part of a thriving and diverse community that’s driven by a shared belief in global engagement, social responsibility and a commitment to the common good.... [-]

United Kingdom Glasgow
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus