Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS

Course summary

Social workers make pivotal contributions to society by enabling children, adults and families to achieve their potential. This programme allows you to qualify as a social worker, eligible for professional registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and other UK Care Councils. Employment opportunities include working within local authorities in areas such as children and families, criminal justice, mental health and adult care, as well as the third and private sectors. The employment statistics for graduates from this programme are excellent. We employ a wide range of stimulating and engaging assessment methods, including video-work, written assignments, verbal presentations and simulations that enable students to develop the skills and knowledge they need for the professional social worker role.

Professional bodies

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

  • Scottish Social Services Council

How to apply

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

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Accredited university Access qualification • SWAP Access to Humanities/Social Work/Social Sciences with ABB overall • Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College: Access to Arts and Social Sciences Pass overall with Pass grade 2 in Classics and Psychology

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Applicants in receipt of an offer must commence registration with the SSSC by the commencement of programme in September; and must have completed this process not later than (Trimester A (Christmas) or they will be withdrawn from the Programme). Instructions on how to register with the SSSC will be sent to the successful applicant in August, prior to commencement of the programme. The applicant will also be sent a PVG form, which the University pays for. The applicant should not send payment for this with their application, but should leave the relevant section blank.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7IELTS of overall 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each element

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £15200 Year 1
International £15200 Year 1

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Social Work at Glasgow Caledonian University - UCAS