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Social Work MAUniversity Park Campus
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Location: University Park Campus
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2021/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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In a world where injustice is ever more prevalent and society is ever more divided, social workers help people find their voice. A career in social work will enable you to make a positive difference in a truly diverse society.This course will give you deep insights into human life and the world around us. You will consider topics such as social justice, equality and diversity, upholding human rights, building relationships and advocating for vulnerable people.You'll learn how to communicate with service users, build effective relationships and create reports which you may need to present in court.You'll develop skills in the classroom, through placements and on simulated skills days. We have 11 local partner organisations, allowing you to learn from their expertise and establish professional connections.Upon graduating, you'll be able to register as a fully qualified social worker.
2:1 (or international equivalent) in any discipline, plus GCSE English and maths, 4 (C) or above. We unfortunately do not accept Functional Skills or Adult Literacy and Numeracy certificates as equivalent to GCSE. In exceptional cases, however, applicants holding a 2:2 may be considered where there is evidence of extensive relevant work experience. Applicant must also have three months' full-time equivalent relevant work experience (450 hours minimum). IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element).
IELTS: 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for University of Nottingham.
About this university
The International Office is the main place for international students to visit when they arrive at the university. It is staffed by a dedicated team of advisors that are there to help with the many issues that can arise from living and studying in a different country. They can help with matters such as immigration and visas, financial advice and family concerns. They are also on hand for matters such as employment and academic difficulties. They organise regular events and even trips to allow students from outside the UK to make the most of their time in the country and to see all that the UK has to offer. There is even help and advice for after studies have finished and students are looking for work. The Students Union are responsible for the organisation of some 190 student clubs and societies along with some 75 sports clubs. There is a student run newspaper as well as a professional sound and lighting company for events in the area. It holds a regular RAG organisation, the largest outside the US, which raises over Â£1 million each year for good causes. There is a Student Volunteer Centre and an international volunteering project as well as working in the larger community.