Master in Social Work (MA)

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Program Description

Why study MA Social Work at Middlesex University?

Approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, our cutting-edge degree provides you with the opportunity to develop the powers of inquiry and critical appraisal vital for careers on the frontline of social services. Benefitting from the support of our expert staff, including several holding awards in recognition of their teaching, learning and assessment expertise, and our excellent facilities at Hendon, you will learn to confidently collaborate with multiple service providers in sectors such as education, health, and probation services.

You will benefit enormously from the wealth of knowledge and practical experience our staff brings to the courses, through their ongoing research and strong links to practice settings. We provide you with a solid grounding in reflective practice and ensure that you are able to manage organizational demands.

Welcoming suitably qualified and experienced aspiring social workers, with an employment and college-based route available, the course comprises professional placements and campus-based study. Thanks to our established relationships with a number of partner organizations, the placements allow students to gain practical experience in dealing with a variety of real issues and challenging situations. Masters students bring a wealth of life experience to their studies, therefore we promote peer learning through group discussions and innovative workshops.

Course highlights

  • The Complete University Guide 2017 ranks Middlesex number one in London for Social Work, and top-15 nationwide.

  • Excellent relationships with local authorities. Supported by partnerships with organizations such as Jewish Care

  • Outstanding placement opportunities and teaching the most up-to-date policy and practice in social work

  • We believe that you will benefit from high levels of tutor contact time through extended teaching sessions, interactive workshop-style seminars, and e-learning resources

  • With a growing reputation for innovative research, our Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine is undertaking prominent and pioneering research projects in social work

  • The course is now taught from our Hendon campus, where students enjoy an energetic social environment, outstanding resources, and first-rate facilities

  • Upon graduation, you will be eligible to apply to the HCPC to register as a qualified social worker As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.
Last updated February 2018

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At Middlesex University, our students come first. As a forward thinking, global university, we empower students from all backgrounds by providing the opportunities to discover, shape and develop their own path to success. Informed by impactful research, and taught by internationally recognised academics and practitioners, our broad-range of contemporary courses are industry-informed and practice-based. Read less
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