Our BA (Hons) Social Work course prepares you for a career in an exciting, challenging and fulfilling profession. We welcome a range of students with varying backgrounds, whether you’re a college leaver or a mature student. Social workers try and form relationships with all sorts of people. As adviser, advocate, counsellor or listener, a social worker helps people to live more successfully within their community by trying to help them find solutions to their problems. Successful graduates from this programme will be able to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as qualified social workers. Our BA (Hons) Social Work course prepared you with the skills and knowledge to effectively transition in the challenging but rewarding social work sector. This course is approved by social work regulator Social Work England, meaning by the end of the course you will be ready to register with Social Work England and begin your career as a social work professional. You will gain a combination of effective and relevant skills alongside up-to-date knowledge of how to work effectively with children, adults and a wide range of social problems.
We use written assignments, group work, workshops, feedback, meetings and placements to develop your skills. The practice elements of the course are assessed through portfolio presentation and assessor reports. There are support sessions for particular assessments and a dedicated online platform for study skills to help support your written academic skills.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
The interview is designed to assess the applicant’s suitability for the social work profession. It is expected that most students will have significant experience of a statutory care agency or voluntary/private organisation providing a social work or social care service.
English language requirements
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Fees and funding
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