The role of the social worker is vital to the local community and society in general. Working with people of all ages who may be socially excluded, vulnerable or undergoing some level of crisis, your role will be to guide, support and enable the service user to eventually support themselves as much as possible. This full-time degree will provide you with the underpinning knowledge, values and skills required by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) to practise as a qualified social worker. You will be prepared for practice in all areas of social work, including child care, child protection, criminal justice and community care, and in a range of settings, including community, residential and group care. This long-established course has an enviable reputation for the high quality of its teaching and support, as well as the high level of employment achieved by its graduates.
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
- Year 2
Standard Qualification Requirements
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
English language requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to have an Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System) of 7.0 overall and 7.0 in each element, or an equivalent.
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Fees and funding
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.