Masters Degree in Social Work in United Kingdom

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Social Work

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Graduates of a Master's degree in Social Work will be able to combine research, crisis intervention, community organization and strategy to attain results in the field of social work. The expected results are to improve the quality of life of a community or even a single individual.

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.

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MA/MSc Professional Practice

University of Kent, Centre for Professional Practice
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 - 3 years October 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Professional Practice programme is a work-related learning programme designed for participants from private, public and third sector settings such as health and social care; education; local government; public services; human resources [+]

Best Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom 2017. Professional Practice programme is a work-related learning programme designed for participants from private, public and third sector settings such as health and social care; education; local government; public services; human resources; administrative services; cultural industries or the arts. The programme offers you the opportunity to attain academic recognition for the skills, knowledge and experience that you have developed in the workplace whilst focusing on a specific area of practice relevant to your work and enhance career progression. You will explore your profession further and consider the challenges associated with your professional practice, with modules that have been designed to help you review and analyse the current debates relevant to the professional context in which you are working. The Centre for Professional Practice (CPP) The Centre for Professional Practice is a trans-disciplinary academic department focused on flexible work-related learning within Higher Education. The Centre is founded on the belief that employers can benefit from the University of Kent’s academic and research excellence, quality teaching, design and development activities to create positive change and to forge new knowledge within their organisation. We work with a wide range of external partners and employers to create distinct and original work-based and work-related developmental and educational solutions, which respond to the unique workforce challenges experienced by employees and organisations across the region and beyond. The Centre’s programmes are designed to enhance career progression and foster intellectual and professional development and practice. For more information please contact... [-]

MA, MPhil, PhD in Community Care

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 5 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care. [+]

Overview The Tizard Centre is part of the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research (SSPSSR) and is one of the leading UK academic groups working in intellectual disability and community care. The Centre has excellent links with health and social care organisations, and other relevant establishments. Our primary aims, through research, teaching and consultancy, are: to find out more about how to effectively support and work with people with learning disabilities to help carers, managers and professionals develop the values, knowledge and skills that enable better services to aid policymakers, planners, managers and practitioners to organise and provide enhanced services. The Tizard Centre is recognised as leading the field in deinstitutionalisation and community living, challenging behaviour, quality of staff support, sexuality and autism, and has had a significant impact on national policies in these areas. We are committed to addressing issues arising from social inequality. Course structure The Centre offers excellent opportunities for full or part-time research in intellectual disability and community care leading to higher degrees. The Tizard Centre has a strong track record of attracting University and ESRC research studentship funding. You should send an outline of your research proposal with your application. Entry requirements A first or 2.1 in a relevant subject. English language entry requirements Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. Research areas Current research areas include: social inequalities and community... [-]

PhD, MPhil and MA(R) in Social Work

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury + 1 more

Kent has a long and distinguished history of social care research, undertaken both in School based research units [+]

Best Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom 2017. Kent has a long and distinguished history of social care research, undertaken both in School based research units and by individual academics and teams. Research in the School is diverse in terms of theoretical approaches drawing on sociological, economic, historical and political science perspectives, research methods and subject area. Academic staff involved in this field of research include several teaching in the areas of social work, social policy and health and social care at both the Canterbury and Medway sites. Research interests include: - history of social policy - charities - youth crime, justice and welfare - third sector - civil society - the EU and social policy - child welfare - adoption - foster care - looked after children - adult attachment theory - safeguarding children and child protection - risk - adult mental health - mental health in later life - ageing - gender - the body - carework; - informal care - clothing and dementia. We offer: - High-quality supervision across a wide range of areas. - Individually tailored supervisory teams. - A careful programme of induction, monitoring and development designed to advance your studies and career. - Membership of School Research Groups - Career development through a Professional Seminar Series - Access to a range of seminar series - Membership of study groups. If you wish to join with us to study for a research degree, it is advisable to make contact with a potential supervisor in... [-]

MA Social Work

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

The MA in Social Work offers you the opportunity to gain a professional qualification in social work alongside a Masters degree. The programme offers successful graduates eligibility to apply for professional registration [+]

The MA in Social Work offers you the opportunity to gain a professional qualification in social work alongside a Masters degree. The programme offers successful graduates eligibility to apply for professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) the regulatory body for social work. The MA provides the national required standard in knowledge and skills needed by professional social workers. The programme also provides extensive work in practice learning settings that meet Government requirements. It is a full time programme running from September of Year 1 to end August of Year 2. The qualifying MA in Social Work requires more time commitment than a more traditional MA. The MA invites you to think coherently and systematically about the context, nature and aims of social work in the UK. It will provide a comprehensive overview of social work theory, skills, knowledge, interventions and practice as well as research skills. In addition to assessed work linked to both taught modules and practice learning you will be expected to write a dissertation in a specific area of research to be submitted at the end of Year 2. There is considerable emphasis on structured seminars on the MA with an expectation of significant participation from students. Class sizes are generally small and you will always be taught by established members of the academic staff. You will be allocated an Academic Advisor from the team who will support you throughout the two years of the MA. Social Work runs at the University of... [-]

MA Advanced Child Protection Research and Practice

University of Kent, School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research
Campus Full time September 2017 United Kingdom Canterbury

Our course uses innovative and cutting edge techniques and technology, in particular the use of inter-professional simulations, expert lectures, in the form of audio and videoed podcasts, acted role plays and discussion [+]

Best Masters in Social Work in United Kingdom 2017. Do you want to study child protection in a different and more effective way? Our course uses innovative and cutting edge techniques and technology, in particular the use of inter-professional simulations, expert lectures, in the form of audio and videoed podcasts, acted role plays and discussion forums. We are proud to bring together inter-professional perspectives from teachers, social workers, police and health visitors and focus on skills of direct work with both parents and children. The cost of this two year MA is £3800 per year and there is an organisational discount for 2 or more students email us to discuss this further. Course benefits - Academic and professional support from staff in a Centre of excellence and innovationin child protection - The opportunity to study in a School with a long established tradition of research - Supportive, student-centred teaching and learning; provision for a diverse student population - The development of knowledge on child protection and safeguarding - Innovative methods of teaching and learning suited to flexible learning - Teaching by a range of specialists with national and international reputations - The opportunity to study and access this expertise through distance learning. - Outstanding teaching, research and support facilities including access to extensive online resources, national and cross national data-bases and books and journal. [-]

Masters in Executive Coaching (AMEC)

Ashridge Executive Education
Campus Part time 2 years October 2017 United Kingdom London

The Masters in Executive Coaching is a two-year, part-time, modular, self-directed programme. It is an opportunity to review and re-launch your practice, make the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. [+]

Rigorous. Relevant. Real. Reflective. Your pathway to becoming a fully accredited executive coach. If you are interested in becoming a fully accredited, professional executive coach, equipped with the latest knowledge in the field, this is the programme for you. The Masters in Executive Coaching is a two-year, part-time, modular, self-directed programme. It is an opportunity to review and re-launch your practice, make the best of your natural skills, learn about yourself as a coach through supervision and co-coaching, and meet some of the most experienced practitioners in the field. You will develop your coaching and mentoring skills, either to integrate into your existing consultancy and coaching work or to create a solid foundation for a new coaching and consulting practice. The programme takes a relational psychological perspective, which will deepen your clients’ self-awareness and their understanding of the web of key relationships in their organisation. The aim is to develop your ability to respond to, initiate and enable change through the coaching process. This programme has been developed by experienced coaching practitioners who have a combination of research, psychological and organisational development experience. Two of the programme modules have been awarded the EMCC European Quality Award (EQA) at Senior Practitioner level. There are five modules altogether but you don’t have to commit to the full degree programme until the end of Module 3. For Module 1 you have two options: Coaching for Organisation Consultants or Team Coaching for Consultants. As both of these modules are Open Programmes, you... [-]