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MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice (Social Work)
Our flexible master's course enables social workers to develop their knowledge and leadership skills to further their careers.

MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice (Social Work) / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
1 Year
Entry requirements

We require a health professional qualification relevant to social work or current registration with the relevant professional, statutory or equivalent regulatory body.

You must also hold a relevant honours first degree (Lower Second or above, or equivalent) from an approved higher education institution OR evidence of previous advanced study, research or professional experience that the University accepts as qualifying you for entry.

Part-time students whose unit(s) have practical components also need written support from their employer to attend and complete any practice requirements.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
 

If you are funded by the Service Level Agreement (SLA), you must apply using the Health Education North West online CPD application site, CPD Apply (HENW).

If you are self-funded or organisation-funded (non-SLA), you need to complete our application form (Word, 133 KB).

International applicants must apply online . See the Application and selection section of this page for more information.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N

Course overview

  • Develop the professional knowledge and leadership skills needed for advanced level practice in social work.
  • Learn when it suits you with our part-time and full-time study options.
  • Choose from a range of course units to suit your own interests within social work.

Open days

Attending an open day is a great way to find out what studying at Manchester is like. Find out about our upcoming open days . You can also attend drop-in events and one-to-one advice sessions. Please contact us for further information.

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
    International students (per annum): £18,000
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £1,200 per 15 credits (£2,400 Dissertation)
    International students (per annum): £2,700 per 15 credits (£5,400 Dissertation)

The fees will be fully inclusive for the course tuition, administration and computational costs during your studies.

All fees for entry will be subject to yearly review and incremental rises per annum are also likely over the duration of courses lasting more than a year for UK/EU students (fees are typically fixed for international students for the course duration at the year of entry).

For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees . Always contact the department if you are unsure which fee applies to your qualification award and method of attendance. Please be aware that you are only eligible for the postgraduate loan for English students if you choose the 1 year full-time or 2 year part-time programme.

International fees

Self-funded international applicants for this course will be required to pay a deposit of £1,000 towards their tuition fees before a confirmation of acceptance for studies (CAS) is issued.

This deposit will only be refunded if immigration permission is refused. We will notify you about how and when to make this payment.

Scholarships/sponsorships

Alumni Bursary

The Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health offers an Alumni Bursary of £1000 towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught Master's programmes in 2018. The bursary is available to students or alumni who:

  • graduated in 2017 or are graduating in 2018
  • hold a first class honours degree
  • have home or overseas fee status
  • are applying for full or part time study
  • are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support

The bursary will be applied as a fee reduction automatically for those students and alumni who meet the Alumni Bursary criteria so there is no application process.

Contact details

Academic department
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health
Telephone
+44 (0)161 306 7605
Email
Website
https://www.bmh.manchester.ac.uk/nursing/
Academic department overview
Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health