University of Strathclyde

Degree level: Undergraduate

Social Work

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Course summary

Social workers have a responsibility to promote the rights of powerless people, and protect the vulnerable and disadvantaged. Why Social Work at Strathclyde? Benefit from a blend of university and agency-based opportunities. Prepare for the challenging role of a social worker through opportunity to interact with service users and their carers. Complete three placements in social work and not-for-profit settings. Validated by the Scottish Social Services Council. Study abroad in one of our partner institutions. Benefit from high levels of staff interaction. Your Career Graduates work in all levels of social work including senior management positions, local authorities and in the independent sector. Recent graduate roles include: Criminal Justice Social Worker Residential Child Care Worker

Course details

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications at this time. Please contact the provider to find out more.

Application codes

Course code:
L501
Institution code:
S78
Campus name:
University of Strathclyde
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Portfolio

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Audition


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
84%
Student satisfaction
85%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £16400 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
International £16400 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £16400 Year 1

Additional fee information

Undergraduate students who live in Scotland will usually have their tuition fees paid by the Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS). If you have previously attended university or college or are not sure about your eligibility, you should contact SAAS to check your eligibility to have your fees paid. SAAS will pay your tuition fees directly to Strathclyde. Most undergraduate students from the rest of the UK (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) will receive a free year of tuition as, assuming no change in Rest of UK fees policy over the period, the total amount payable by undergraduate students will be capped. For students commencing study next session, this is capped at £27,750. The University of Strathclyde offers a wide range of scholarships and bursaries. For further information, please consult the following page: https://www.strath.ac.uk/studywithus/scholarships/. For further information on tuition fees, additional costs and funding for this programme, please view the "Fees and funding" section on the programme website.
Social Work at University of Strathclyde - UCAS