University of East London

Course Introduction

This programme runs in collaboration with the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, a world renowned institution specialising in the treatment of, and training in mental health. This is the only social work programme in the UK that collaborates with the NHS in this way. UEL and The Tavistock Centre have had a long history of training social workers. Our graduates are well placed to gain employment in social work posts in a range of settings.The University of East London offers a wide range of practice placements in a number of areas in London. The opportunity to study both at UEL and the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust gives students the opportunity to experience university culture as well as a working clinic. The programme emphasises relationship'based approaches to social work, utilising small work discussion groups. UEL offers a range of post'qualifying programmes, at various levels going up to a professional doctorate in social work run at the Tavistock centre.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Course specific
  • CRB check required
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate