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Course summary

The BSocial Work (Hons) is an exciting and progressive course preparing future social workers, meeting the requirements of our professional body, Social Work England, while at the same time allowing for the exploration of evolving new fields social work practice both nationally and internationally. On graduating from the course, you will have participated in an educational journey, designed to support your development into an accountable, autonomous, professional social worker, who is able to work in diverse settings with vulnerable members of society at all stages in their lives. We will be a part of your learning journey as you become skilled and knowledgeable social workers, with the competences to engage with the challenges social workers address daily within their role. The course has been developed collaboratively with social workers, educators, academics, practice professionals, experts by experience, and students, to make certain that it is innovative, dynamic, progressive, and contemporary; a course that meets the standards of our professional body, Social Work England. Throughout your time with us, you will learn how to use your knowledge, skills, and behaviour to deliver effective, evidence-based, and person-centred social work interventions to children, young people, families, and adults. You will also develop academic, analytic, and intellectual skills, that will underpin your critical thinking on a wide spectrum of important issues in social work. You will engage in activities that will support your exploration of your own strengths, help you build on them, and take responsibility for your own education and professional development as well as providing the scaffolding for you to develop into a robust colleague, scholar, and leader.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE (or recognised equivalent) English and Mathematics at Grade C or above

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 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 University of West London - UCAS