Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Study the theories, skills, methods and values that inform social work.
- Learn how to work with children, families and vulnerable adults who experience problems in their lives or whose actions cause problems for others.
- Apply your learning and experience in practice placements.
- Benefit from supervised practical work in a range of social work settings delivered through placements in relevant workplaces.
- work placements
- role play
- real-life case studies
- simulated practice scenarios
- written assignments
- individual and group presentations
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Applied Theories For Social Work Practice Collaboration For Individual And Community Wellbeing Personal And Professional Development Preparing For Social Work Practice Skills Days Attendance Social Work Law Policy And Practice Year 2 - Compulsory modules Assessing And Addressing Complexity Evidence And Enquiry For Practice Placement And Skills Days Attendance Placement One For Social Work Practice Working With Adults Working With Children And Families Final year - Compulsory modules Placement And Skills Days Attendance Placement Two For Social Work Practice Professional Leadership The Advancing Professional Working With Complexity In Practice
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Social Work England
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
If you are in the process of completing the FdSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care at one of our partner colleges and are looking to progress your career as a registered professional, we would welcome an application from you. Please note the different application routes below: Completing the level 4 Certificate of Higher Education in Professional Practice in Health and Social Care means you can apply via UCAS to be considered for entry at Year 1 of your chosen professional degree Completing the full two year FdSc to level 5 means you can apply to be considered for entry in to Year 2 of this professional degree. This is a direct application process in accordance with the partnership arrangement between Sheffield Hallam University and your college, not via UCAS. Please note that places to commence this course in Year 2 are limited. If you already hold a first degree with a second class honours (2:2) or above, you may be eligible to study our Masters in Social Work. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Occupational Health Screening You will need to undertake occupational health screening to determine your suitability to undertake the course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. As part of this assessment you are expected to provide all relevant, truthful and accurate information to ensure a safe environment for yourself and service users. Immunisations You must undertake a programme of immunisations as required by the Department of Health and meet the immunisation and immunity requirements of placement providers. This will be provided by the University free of charge. Please obtain details of your immunisation history from your doctor so you can submit this during your Occupational Health Screening.
Interview If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to an online interview. To confirm your identity on the day please bring a valid form of photo ID with you, preferably a passport or photo driving licence. View our interview guidance to ensure you understand the interviews process and how you can prepare for this.
Experience of interacting with members of the public from a range of backgrounds in different settings is essential when applying to a health or social care course. This is so you will have an understanding of the diversity of the population who access health and social care. It is important to be able to understand and explain how your experiences relate to the activities and qualities which are required for the profession at your interview.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||7||If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in all skills, or a recognised equivalent.|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.