This programme, which offers both an academic award and a professional qualification in social work, prepares you for careers in a broad range of social work agencies and settings.
The teaching emphasis is on issues relevant to social work practice in contemporary Britain, and explores the ways in which sociology, law, social policy and psychology inform and enhance professional social work.
Social work staff work in partnership with local stakeholders, including the main statutory and voluntary social work agencies in the North-West, and the programme offers 200 days of placement practice learning (170 days on placement and 30 skills development days in the University).
The social work programme includes a focus upon:
Policy and Legal Contexts of Social Work
The Research Minded Practitioner
Preparation for Practice 1
Social Work and Adult Social Care
Social Work with Children and Families
Social Work with Young People
Preparation for Practice 2
Social Divisions and Social Diversity
Mental Health and Distress
Social Work and Drug Use
Programme Administrator: Tracy Davies.
Duration: 24 months full-time (MA), 21 months full-time (PgDip).
Application Procedure: Apply via UCAS using course code L508 (www.ucas.ac.uk).
Entry Requirements: An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent and relevant experience.
Assessment: Fieldwork placements, coursework, presentations, examinations and dissertation.
IELTS: 7.0 or equivalent.
Funding: All applicants should consult www.lancs.ac.uk/pgfunding/
- Advanced Social Work : MA
- Child Welfare : MRes
- Child Welfare Practice : PGCert
- Environment, Culture and Society : MA
- Environment, Culture and Society : MSc
- Gender and Women's Studies : MA
- Gender and Women's Studies : MPhil/PhD
- Gender and Women's Studies and English : MA
- Gender and Women's Studies and Sociology : MA
- Media and Cultural Studies : MA
- Science Studies : MPhil/PhD
- Social Work : PGDip
- Sociological Research : MA
- Sociology : MA
- Sociology : MPhil/PhD
- Social Work : MA