MA Advanced Professional Practice
Department of Sociological Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences
You aim to understand the human world, where you fit into it and how you can help other people. As one of the UK’s top ten research departments in our field, we can help you to achieve your goals.
About the course
|September 2018 start||
Course descriptionThe MA Advanced Professional Practice (MAAPP) has been developed in consultation with local authorities as part of the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership, to support social work professionals to continue to develop their knowledge and skills as professionally capable, reflective and analytical practitioners.
The course supports professional practice under four strands:
Each module developed for the programme has been mapped against the Government’s reform agenda for social work education, and is compliant with capabilities listed in the Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for Social Workers.
Topics covered include, amongst others:
Teaching and assessment
Teaching is conducted through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, small-group work and problem-solving.
3 years part-time
For graduates, the requirement is that you must be in possession of a professional qualification from a recognised university. We also welcome non-graduates who possess a professional qualification and can provide evidence that they can study at postgraduate level.
The course is not just limited to practitioners working within the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership. Practitioners from all local authorities are welcome to apply.
English language requirements
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Fees and funding
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The course information set out here may change before you begin, particularly if you are applying significantly in advance of the start date.