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Course summary

Become a Social Work England accredited social worker, equipped to practice in a range of settings, with the BA (Hons) in Social Work. You’ll learn the latest theory and gain hands-on practical experience, in a research-led learning environment. The programme has been developed in close collaboration with partner social work agencies to ensure you develop the skills you need to excel in this challenging profession. You will study subjects such as:

  • human rights
  • social justice
  • ethics and values in social work
  • effective communication
  • social policy and legislation
  • psychology and sociology
You will learn a range of practice skills to ensure you can work effectively with individuals, families and groups, including the use of art, play and role play. In years two and three you will develop real-world experience on practice learning modules, enabling you to apply your knowledge in social work settings. On graduation you will have a wide range of career opportunities open to you in both the public and private sector. You will also have the tools you need to go on to further study, teaching, and research. Professional Accreditation The professional status of social worker is conferred by Social Work England. Successful graduates are eligible to register with Social Work England as a qualified social worker.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L500
Institution code:
B56
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

At the point of application applicants need to demonstrate they have a minimum of 100 hours of relevant social care work experience. This should have been undertaken within the last 2 years. As part of the selection process, we interview short-listed candidates prior to making offers. Acceptance is also subject to completion of a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS). The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. English Language requirements for International and EU applicants are IELTS 7.0 with no skill below 5.5 (or equivalent).

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
59%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £18628 Year 1
International £18628 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 University of Bradford - UCAS