Social Work MACoventry University
£ 6.930 - (7.916 €)
- Scarborough (Grossbritannien)
Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?
Skills and Training
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If you are interested in working with people and taking an essential role in protecting children and young people from harm and in supporting people of every age then this is the course for you. It will be a stimulating and challenging learning experience designed to develop your capacity for critical thinking and research-mindedness alongside developing social work skills.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?
If you choose this course you will beneﬁt from:
- a course of study that meets the requirements for social work training as set by the regulatory body, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC);
- links with local authorities providing statutory services, and links with numerous voluntary and independent sector agencies who provide placements;
- high quality practice placement experiences in a range of social work/care settings with opportunities to learn alongside experienced practitioners;
- strong community links with service users and carers, who are integrated into the organisation of the course;
- teaching by experienced academics, practitioners and researchers who have published and researched extensively in areas such as social work ethics, health and gender inequalities, personalisation, prevention of hate crimes, children’s rights, social work career frameworks, social work and globalisation, educational attainment and service user engagement;
- a personal tutoring system which is integrated into taught and practice modules to enhance and support employability through the development of transferable skills such as presentation skills, group work, conducting literature reviews and critical analysis;
- the opportunity to develop your engagement with the research seminar group.
The course is grounded in practice, drawing on a range of relevant academic disciplines and providing inter-professional and international perspectives.
The core course themes are the legal framework, social inequalities and social policy, health and wellbeing, social work practice with children and adults, psychology of human growth, values and ethics, transformative social work, and critical reﬂection.
In years one and two you will study these core themes and also undertake a practical skills programme in readiness for a 70 day practice placement. In year two you will undertake a 100 day practice placement, and modules of study in International Perspectives, Transformative Social Work, Applied Social Research and a professional practice dissertation on a practice topic of your interest.
Within the Department, a range of academic tutors are available to provide support and advice related to your academic progress, development and personal welfare.
Coventry University has a robust support infrastructure to meet the pastoral, welfare, accommodation, finance and disability needs of all its students.HOW WILL THIS COURSE BE TAUGHT?
The format of teaching and learning is varied, using lectures, workshops, seminars, group work, student presentations, skills and Service User/Carers workshops. You will be assigned a personal academic tutor, a project supervisor and practice educator.
Placements are provided through our Local Authority partners in Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull, providing opportunities to train in statutory children, adult and mental health settings. The Social Work programme at Coventry University enjoys successful and well established local and regional partnership working relationships with the Private, Independent and Voluntary sectors, and recognises a growing area of professional practice employment in these settings.
Practice skills are generic and transferrable, and our monitoring systems and close working partnerships with all our placement providers means that we can ensure that professional learning outcomes required for qualification are unequivocally met by all the placements that we provide.
Coventry University provides an on-line teaching and learning facility that enables convenient and efficient campus based and off-campus based access to all that is required to study. This includes timetables, lecture notes, messages and communications, library archives, digitised texts and e-books, teaching and seminar notes, module information and any other resources required for study.HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
An estimated percentage breakdown of how your final grade is assessed is as follows:
- coursework, tests, essays: 60%;
- other, eg placements: 40%.
In a typical teaching week you will have up to 14 contact hours of study and this breaks down as:
- Personal tutorial/small group teaching: 1 hour of tutorial (or, later, individual project supervision) every 2 weeks,
- medium group teaching: 4 hours of practical, programming class, workshops or seminars every week including preparation for practice,
- large group teaching: 9 hours of lectures each week.