It is an innovative programme, one of the newest programmes in the country, committed in particular to the promotion of human rights and social justice.
In high demand from its inception in 2004, the MA in Social Work programme provides accredited professional education and training in social work.
Students will be expected to pass all modules, including the practice component of the first year before progressing to the second year.
Each module will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods including written assignments, individual and group presentations, podcasts, written examinations and minor dissertation.
We have a dedicated Social Work Staff Group that works alongside School colleagues to provide students with a broad range of teaching and learning experiences and access to knowledge and expertise from local, national and international perspectives.
We offer joint teaching and learning opportunities with other disciplines within the School (e.g.
Students will require at least a 50% pass in each module.
All Year 1 academic and fieldwork modules must be passed before progression to Level 2. Fieldwork The Fieldwork component of the MSW is 50% of the entire period of the course.
Students are placed in a variety of statutory, non-statutory and voluntary agencies.
Geographically these agencies are along the Western seaboard, though there are also a number of placements in the Midlands and the East of the country.