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Course summary

Overview Social workers can have a significant impact on peoples' lives and offer support to some of society's most vulnerable. Compassionate and patient, your skills will lie in communication, resilience and organisation. With the social work sector expanding rapidly, there are lots of rewarding career opportunities. Why study BA Social Work at Middlesex University? The programme is fully approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, the regulatory body for social work. Our cutting-edge degree, designed and revised in collaboration with current students, employers and service users, primes students with expert theoretical knowledge and the essential professional skills to flourish in practice. You will learn to collaborate confidently and effectively with multiple service providers in sectors such as education, health, and criminal justice services, as well as service users and their carers. You will be taught mainly by staff who are research active and the course is underpinned by sound pedagogic expertise. Many of the staff also are currently in practice or have recent practice experience. Several staff hold Middlesex University or National Teaching Fellowship status in recognition of their innovative approaches to teaching, learning and assessment We have recently been awarded a prestigious teaching partnership with 4 local authority partners and a voluntary agency. This will fund further teaching resources, innovative practice and strengthen still further our ability to offer high quality placements to the students. Course highlights We have excellent relationships with a range of local authorities and voluntary and independent sector organisations across London, ensuring our course teaches the most current policy and practice in social work, and ensuring access to high quality placements You will benefit from high levels of tutor contact time through extended teaching sessions, interactive workshop style seminars and e-learning resources Upon graduation you will be eligible to apply to the HCPC to register as a qualified social worker As a student of this course you'll receive a free electronic textbook for every module.

Modules

Year 1: Life-course Developments (30 credits) - Compulsory Community Project (30 credits) - Compulsory Preparation for Professional Practice: Foundation Knowledge and Skills (30 credits) - Compulsory Preparation for Professional Practice: Professional Development and Communication (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 2: Law for Social Workers (30 credits) - Compulsory Social Work Theories, Interventions and Practice (30 credits) - Compulsory Initial Professional Practice Placement - 70 days (30 credits) - Compulsory Approaches to Health and Social Care Research (30 credits) - Compulsory Year 3: Final Professional Practice Placement - 100 days (30 credits) - Compulsory Social Work Knowledge: Application and Critique (30 credits) - Compulsory Specialist Knowledge for Professional Practice (Social Work with Adults) (60 credits) - Optional Specialist Knowledge for Professional Practice (Child and Family Social Work) (60 credits) - Optional


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L501
Institution code:
M80
Campus name:
Hendon Campus
Campus code:
H

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6With a minimum of 5.5 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)72With at least 17 in listening & writing, 20 in speaking and 18 in reading
PTE Academic51With at least 51 in all components

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
60%
Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £14700 Year 1
International £14700 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Social Work at Middlesex University - UCAS