|Study location||United Kingdom, Egham, Surrey|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1); or overseas equivalent and Grade C or grade 4 GCSE English and Mathematics or equivalent (Level 2 Functional Skills Maths and English are regarded as an acceptable equivalent).
A minimum of 6 months full time or 12 months part-time relevant experience working with vulnerable adults or children is required at the point of application. Preference will be given to applicants with a wide range of relevant experience and a 2:1 or above degree classification
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 (with no subscore below 5.5)
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
A motivation letter must be added to your application.
- A copy of your Mathematics and English results at Key Skills level 2 or GCSE level or overseas equivalent
- A copy of your CV to include the duration and responsibilities of any voluntary work, part-time work and full-time work you have completed
Interested? To learn more about this study programme, entry requirements and application process, please contact one of our consultants in a country nearest to you.
Practice Learning 1 (this module has no credits, but is an essential requirement for social work qualification)
Human Behaviour in the Social Environment
Social Policy for Social Workers
Theories and Knowledge for Social Work Practice
Law for Social Workers
Practice Learning 2 (this module has no credits, but is an essential requirement for social work qualification)
Critical Social Work
Research Methods and Dissertation
Understanding and Working in Organisations
We will prepare you for a career in a range of social work settings. Once you are qualified as a social worker, you will be able to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professionals Council. You will also have the option of continuing your academic development through a range of taught post-qualifying programmes and research opportunities within the department. The MSc course also equips you with the subject knowledge and a solid foundation for continued PhD studies.
MSc Social Work graduates from Royal Holloway are actively sought after and recruited by our partner agencies and a wide range of social work employers in diverse and challenging settings.