Social Work at Staffordshire University - UCAS

Course summary

If you’re the sort of person who would like to help often-vulnerable individuals and families to improve the direction of their lives, our Social Work degree could be just the qualification you’re looking for. Regulated by Social Work England (SWE), our degree course will prepare you for a career in social work in a diverse range of social welfare settings. The content of your studies will equip you for employment in both children’s and adults’ social work, in areas such as safeguarding, community and therapeutic services. A total of 170 days of assessed practice learning, through highly rewarding vocational placements in the community, will also help ensure you are well prepared for life as a Social Worker following graduation.


Year 1 (Core): 30 Days Skills Development, Rights, Justice and Equality, Readiness for Practice, Relationship-based Social Work, Introduction to Social Work Theories, Introduction to Study Skills for Social Work and Social Care, Values, Ethics and Multi-dimensional Diversity. Year 2 (Core): Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk, Lifespan and Human Growth and Development. There is also a 70-day assessed period of practice learning in a rewarding vocational placement. Year 3 (Core): Social Work Research Mindedness, Inter-professional Practice, Contemporary Themes in Social Work. There is also a second period of assessed practice learning (100 days).

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

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Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

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Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

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 £16750 Year 1
International £16750 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Social Work at Staffordshire University - UCAS