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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.
- Administrator for international charity
- Research officer for NGO
- International development worker
- Civil Service fast stream
- Social worker
- Local government adviser
A combination of academic and practice-based learning will give you skills in:
- Project management
- Research and evaluation
- Critical analysis
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
- Pass entry exams.
Advanced Qualitative Research Methods
Advanced Quantitative Methods
Correctional social work
Global Crime and Justice
Global Social Problems and Global Social Policy
Globalization and Social Policy
International Social Work