Social Work

University of Dundee


City Campus


This course provides you with the professional accreditation required to undertake a career in social work or in one of the professions allied to social work. It combines theory with practice, with considerable engagement with service users and social work professionals, whose experiences and perspectives have contributed to the development of this highly regarded course.

Reflecting the multi-disciplinary context in which social work operates as a profession, the course is delivered within the School of Education and Social Work. You will gain a strong professional identity, enabling you to function competently and confidently in multi-disciplinary settings – and to strive for social justice, which is our overriding ethos.

Entry Requirements

You should have an Honours Degree of 2:2 or above.

Progression Routes

The MSc in Social Work is intended to provide a programme of postgraduate study in social work leading to registration with the Scottish Social Services Council.

Start Date



Postgraduate Master's



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

22 months


Education and Social Work

SCQF Level