Advanced Social Work: Social Work with Adults

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Cambridge (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Years

Equip students with academic and professional 'mastery' of social work with adults, involving enabling and facilitating others, providing consultancy, demonstrating a high level of capability and a critical in-depth knowledge of the subject area. In addition, you will learn comprehensive research skills and an ability to influence and promote change in your organisation and in other professions.
Suitable for: Experienced, qualified social workers.

Important information

Requirements: Experienced, qualified, GSCC Registered Social Workers (senior practitioner level or above) who have an Honours degree (or equivalent, according to University guidelines); and are supported by their employers.


Where and when

Starts Location
01 October 2016
01 October 2016
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Social Work
IT for adults
Skills and Training

Course programme

Course overview

The course content will include; theories, applied skills and decision making around adult development, safeguarding vulnerable adults, social work with adults and management in contexts of risk, uncertainty, conflict and complex challenges. The course will also cover planning and research.

Core modules

  • Practice Learning and Mentoring
  • Applied Decision Making in Work with Adults
  • Evaluating Practice in Social Work with Adults
  • Action Research and Social Enquiry
  • Research Studies
  • Designated Module (from a menu of specialist modules)
  • Major Project/Dissertation


A combination of assignments (essays), patchwork text, evaluative report, presentation, portfolio and dissertation.

Dedication: part-time.

Additional information

Comments: Work placements: Practice-based assessment will be from student's own work base.
Career opportunities: Successful completion of the course will allow consolidation in the student's current position and offer them the opportunity to progress to higher-level posts. It may provide access to academic / research posts. It will also provide CPD evidence for GSCC Re-registration.