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Master's in Social Work

Successful completion of the degree leads to the University award of MA Social Work and enables you to apply to the Health and Care Professions Council to register as a social worker.


The MA in Social Work at Warwick is available for people with an undergraduate degree, and a clear desire and motivation to work with and support the most vulnerable people in society. Successful completion will lead to the professional qualification necessary to seek registration as a Social Worker, as well as a higher degree from a top-ten UK university.

In this video recent graduate, Jasmine, explains how a combination of 170 days work placement and 200 days of structured academic teaching has prepared her for her new role as a social worker. This video was filmed in January 2017.

Key Facts

Starts: September 2019

Level: Postgraduate (Level 7)

Length: Two years (Full-time)

Venue: Campus/Placements

Student Timetables

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Success Stories

"For years I wanted to do something else but had no idea what. I needed more of a challenge...” Rachel, 2nd year