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
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2023.
If you already have a 2023 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
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
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 6.5 (or equivalent).
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
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