New College Durham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Social Work

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Course summary

Start your career as a social worker with our dynamic social work degree. You will develop the skills and knowledge you need to face the demands of this rewarding industry and graduate with the qualification required to register with Social Work England. Our expert lecturers have worked in the field and have first-hand knowledge of the social work sector. They will guide you through the modules and keep you up-to-date with the constantly changing social work policies and legislation. You will have the opportunity to complete a range of social work placements to demonstrate and develop your social work skills, fully preparing you for employment We have strong links with social work employers across the statutory, voluntary and private sectors. Achievement of this programme means you can register with Social Work England What’s next? You will be qualified to take up a career as a Social Worker or you could continue your studies at masters level.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L500
Institution code:
N28
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Standard entry criteria: 120 UCAS points from A-Levels or Access to HE courses or other relevant qualification. Non-standard entry: Individuals with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Additional requirements: GCSE English and maths at grade 4/C or above (or equivalent). A clear Disclosure and Barring Check (DBS). Meet the required professional standards of the accrediting body (Social Work England)

Additional entry requirements

Admission tests

Audition

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Interview

Institutions Own Test (IOT)

Institutions Own Test.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
100%
Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
100%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 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 New College Durham - UCAS