Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Social Work

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Course summary

This degree will prepare you for the role of a 'qualified' social worker, a protected profession that is regulated by Social Work England (SWE) It has been designed to enable you to progress into employment and integrates both academic and practice work-based modules. This course is approved by SWE.

Course details


Evidence-based practice and research underpin work in the social work arena so you will explore what works in practice settings. In Year One core modules may include: Preparing for Professional Social Work Practice, Reflective Assessment and Intervention Strategies, Life Course Development in the Social Context. In Year Two the modules may include: Practice Placement One, Engaging with Professional Social Work Practice, Legal and Statutory Responsibilities and Social Policy. Final year modules include: Practice Placement Two, Delivering Professional Social Work Practice and Working with Individuals, Groups and Families.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Health and Care Professions Council

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

Tuition fees for 2023 entry are yet to be confirmed. As a guide and to enable you to plan your finances, the fees for Home undergraduate students for 2022 are £9250. The current expectation is that the University may increase this for future and subsequent years of study in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.
Social Work at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS