Welcome to the ADVANCES website
The MA in Advanced Development in Social Work (ADVANCES) is designed to give social workers outstanding levels of practice skills so that they can confidently respond to the vulnerabilities and uncertainties facing societies across the world.
This is an international MA in Social Work programme and students will rotate between university departments in five European countries: Denmark, France, Poland, Portugal and the United Kingdom. The 22-month course is explicitly targeted at qualified, experienced social workers from around the world who wish to upgrade their practice skills, especially with a transnational focus.
The top applicants to the course will be considered for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship. If you are awarded an Erasmus Mundus scholarship it will include the following elements:
|Scholarship element||Students from EU partner countries||Students from EU programme countries||Expected coverage of costs|
|Contribution to travel, visa, installation and other costs
||* € 2,000 or € 3,000 per year plus € 1,000 installation costs||€ 1,000 per year||100 %|
|Participation costs, including tuition fees and insurance
|| € 9,000 per year
| € 4,500 per year
|Monthly allowance for living costs
||** € 1,000 per month||** € 1,000 per month||100%|
Information about the course eligibility requirements is available here.
The ADVANCES guest lecturers programme also invites applications from lecturers who have considerable teaching or practice experience. Further information and an application form is available under Guest lecturers.