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University of the West of Scotland: Social Work

Institution University of the West of Scotland
Department Education and Social Sciences
Telephone 0800 027 1000
Study type Taught


Qualify as a social worker through this professionally accredited two-year MSc programme by developing the practical skills and knowledge you need to play a crucial role in improving people’s lives.

The programme offers a challenging and stimulating range of learning opportunities that will equip graduates with the key attributes necessary to work effectively in an increasingly globalised and pluralistic working environment.

Under the supervision of a practice teacher you will undertake 85 days of practice placement in year one and 115 days in year 2 of the programme. In year one you will also complete three taught modules. To complete the MSc you will undertake a dissertation.

Please note: placement settings are subject to availability.


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