As one of the largest providers of social workers in the UK, our Social Work BSc (Hons) degree is regulated by Social Work England and is well known for producing excellent practitioners capable of operating in local authority, voluntary or private settings. Our specially-designed degree will give you the skills and knowledge needed to make a difference to people's lives as a professional and registered social worker. You will learn about the social work profession and the needs of the people social workers support. We link theory and practice through a combination of academic learning and on the job placement opportunities. You will gain a first-hand insight into a wide range of issues that you will face in social work practice, such as:
- The care needs of vulnerable people
- Safeguarding children and adults
- The impact of poverty
- Domestic violence
- Substance misuse
- Mental health issues
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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- City South Campus, Edgbaston
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Equivalent qualifications can be considered in lieu of GCSE subjects as long as the required subject are covered. If an applicant is studying an Access qualification or has already achieved an acceptable Level 3+ qualification, but is missing an acceptable Level 2 qualification, then they will be asked to complete Functional Skills Level 2 Maths and/or English Language (as applicable) by 25th August alongside the GCSE they are studying.
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Satisfactory Occupational Health clearance.
Applicants must have evidence of study within the last 5 years and or current relevant practice experience in a social setting. Applicants are required to complete a written exercise on selection day. Qualifications, personal statement, interview, reference and written exercise all form part of the selection criteria for this course.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||with no subtest below 6.5|
Applicants who have not received their secondary school education in English will require an overall IELTS score of 7, with no subtest below 6.5 If English is studied at GCSE Level but as a second language, IELTs must be completed to qualify for UK L2 requirement.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|