Master Social Work

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR14585 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English (IELTS accepted)
Trinity College Dublin | Dublin, Ireland
Social work is a challenging and a rewarding activity and requires a personal commitment to the ideals and values of the social work profession. Those considering social work as a career option should be aware of its ethical and value dimensions and, in particular, the commitment of practitioners to the promotion of social justice.

Description of Social Work

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In accordance with Irish statutory regulations this Master in Social Work/Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work programme is approved by the national regulatory body for health and social care professionals (CORU). The programme offers professional social work education for applicants with a primary degree in Social Sciences or equivalent. Upon completion of the Master in Social Work/Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work successful candidates will be eligible to apply for registration as a professional social worker.

This is a two year full time programme consisting of 16 weeks full-time academic attendance and 14 weeks full-time fieldwork placement in the first year, and 14 weeks full-time academic attendance and 14 weeks full-time field work placement in second year.

The programme includes an international perspective and the student group can avail of placement opportunities abroad including Canada, England, South Africa and the USA.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 25
Tuition fee
  • EUR 14585 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 7335 Year (EEA)
Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time
Intensity Flexible

Course Content

This is a two year full time programme consisting of 16 weeks full-time academic attendance and 14 weeks full-time fieldwork placement in the first year, and 14 weeks full-time academic attendance and 14 weeks full-time field work placement in second year.

The programme includes an international perspective and the student group can avail of placement opportunities abroad including Canada, England, South Africa and the USA.

Requirements for Social Work

Applicants should hold a level 8 primary social science degree (2.1 degree or higher), or equivalent, and a minimum of 6 months relevant practice experience. There are up to 25 places on the course each year. All applicants are advised to read the following documentation which provides an overview of entry and course requirements to the Masters in social Work.

All applications for the Masters in Social Work must include the following documents:

  1. A breakdown and description of relevant work experience to date which indicates the total number of hours or weeks worked. The minimum number of hours applicants must have is 850.
  2. Students are not required to provide 2 academic references instead they must provide one academic reference and one reference from their practice experience.
  3. Students must provide a personal statement of no less than 500 words and no more than 1000 words

Work Experience for Social Work

No work experience is required.

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