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1 year

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Full Time / Part Time / DL Online

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Course content

This flexible course lets you shape your own learning experience. You’ll pick from a range of options to focus your studies, and work alongside an academic supervisor to develop an independent research project on a topic of your choice.

In addition, core modules cover research skills and key theories of policy and practice in comparative social work.

Teaching and assessment

You’ll work with leading academics who’ll challenge you to think independently and excel in all that you do. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace.

Assessment and feedback

Core modules are assessed via essays, a presentation, and a portfolio comprising a project report, reflective writing, a learning log and critical analysis. Depending on the option module you choose you’ll be assessed on your ability to apply theoretical knowledge to policy and practice, or complete a research project using advanced methodological skills.

Careers and skills

On graduation, you will be well-equipped to pursue opportunities in local, national, cross-national and global social work organizations where research, advanced practice, and analysis skills applied to global social work challenges are highly valued.

You’ll also find you develop transferable skills that will allow you to progress to different career areas or to continue your studies at PhD level.

Career opportunities

  • Administrator for international charity
  • Research officer for NGO
  • International development worker
  • Civil Service fast stream
  • Social worker
  • Local government adviser

Transferable skills

A combination of academic and practice-based learning will give you skills in:

  • Project management
  • Research and evaluation
  • Critical analysis
  • Communication
  • Team-working

Coursework and assessment

Assessment is by taught examinations, coursework, assignments, group assessment and presentations.

Course unit details

You will study a total of 180 credits during the course.


The university is open to all students who fulfill the following requirements:

  • Copy and original of Secondary, University Certificates and Transcripts
  • Birth certificate
  • Certificate of good conduct
  • Application Letter
  • CV and Experience Letter
  • Admission fee $
  • Passport sized photos
  • File
  • Pass entry exams.

Semester One

Subject Code

Subject Name


Advanced Qualitative Research Methods


Advanced Quantitative Methods


Child protection


Semester Two

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Subject Name


Community development


Correctional social work


Global Crime and Justice


Global Social Problems and Global Social Policy


Semester Three

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Subject Name


Globalization and Social Policy


Human resources


Research Methodology


Semester Four

Subject Code

Subject Name


Practice-focused Learning


International Social Work


Master Thesis

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