MSc Advanced Leadership for Professional Practice (Social Work) / Overview
Year of entry: 2020
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science
- 1 yr, 2yr PT, 3yr PT or 4-5 yr PT
- 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.
- How to apply
Applicants must apply online . See the Application and selection section of this page for more information.
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- 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.
- We also offer individual units from this MSc as standalone courses for continuing professional development (CPD). See the nursing, midwifery and social work CPD page for further information.
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.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2020, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK/EU students (per annum): £9,500
International students (per annum): £19,000
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)
Standalone units for CPD
- UK/EU students: £1,200 per 15-credit unit (£2,400 dissertation)
- International students: £2,700 per 15-credit unit (£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.
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.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
The School of Health Sciences offers an alumni bursary of a 10% reduction towards tuition fees for successful applicants who are recent University of Manchester graduates and who are commencing one of our postgraduate taught master's courses in 2020.The bursary is available to students or alumni who:
- are registered for an MSc, PGDip or PGCert course at Manchester;
- have graduated since 2015;
- hold a First or Upper Second honours degree;
- have home or overseas fee status;
- are applying for full- or part-time study at Manchester;
- are self-funded and not in receipt of any other funding support (including the Faculty alumni bursary).
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.
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