Typically these trips take place in and around York. It covers additional costs that are not included in your tuition fee such as expenses for accommodation and study materials. Our approach to teaching will provide you with the knowledge, opportunities, and support you need to grow and succeed in a global workplace. Our modules are taught using a mixture of lectures, interactive seminars and workshops.
Some modules feature guest lecturers who offer insight into social work practice on the ground. All of our teaching staff are active researchers and the course content is frequently updated to reflect our latest findings. Every member of staff operates a weekly two-hour drop in session, which is a chance for you to chat about your progress in an informal setting. Guided independent study is a key part of the course. You'll be expected to prepare for classes by reading, completing research assignments and developing presentations in groups and pairs. Be ready for lively debates on issues at the cutting edge of policy and practice.
You'll also be able to attend the Department's lectures and University lectures from visiting speakers from across the world.
Most of your teaching will take place on Campus West. Some modules include field trips and site visits. Typically these will take place in or around York. Our beautiful green campus offers a student-friendly setting in which to live and study, within easy reach of the action in the city centre. Core modules are assessed via essays, a presentation, and a portfolio comprising a project report, reflective writing, a learning log and critical analysis.
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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. Some of your assessments won't contribute towards your final grade. These are opportunities to gain familiarity with the marking criteria, discover topics you're interested in studying further, and identify areas for improvement in your work. The course culminates in a final dissertation of 15, - 20, words, based on an original empirical investigation.
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On graduation, you will be well-equipped to pursue opportunities in local, national, cross-national and global social work organisations 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. If English isn't your first language you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability.
We accept the following qualifications:. For more information see our postgraduate English language requirements. You may be eligible for one of our pre-sessional English language courses. These courses will provide you with the level of English needed to meet the conditions of your offer. The length of course you need to take depends on your current IELTS scores and how much you need to improve to reach our English language requirements. After you've accepted your offer to study at York, we'll confirm which pre-sessional course you should apply to via You York.
You can apply and send all your documentation electronically through our online system. Lively, full of culture and beautiful, York is regularly voted one of the best places to live and visit in the UK. Postgraduate taught. MA Comparative and International Social Work Analyse the challenges for social work policy and practice in international and local contexts Year of entry: Length 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time. Department Social Policy and Social Work. Considering counter narratives :.
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