BA (Hons) Social Work

Duration: 3 years

Course details

Social workers are key professionals and provide an important focus on people’s’ needs, while also developing new and interesting means of delivering services. You will explore critical issues that affect people’s wellbeing and learn how to help them deal with their challenges. Studying social work will prepare you to safeguard the best interests of vulnerable adults and children, promote independence and be capable of practising as a qualified practitioner as you will have acquired the skills to deal with all of today’s most pressing social problems.


Year 1

  • Assessing, Planning and Professional Ethics

  • Communication, Skills and Values in Social Work

  • Human Growth and Development: A life course perspective

  • Social Contexts for Professional Practice

Year 2

  • Theory and Research for Social Work Practice

  • Engagement, Empowerment and Intervention

  • Law and Knowledge for Social Work

  • Service Improvement: A Collaborative Approach

  • Reflective Practice in Social Work

Year 3

  • Critical Reflective Practice in Social Work 2

  • Dissertation

  • Social Work with Adults at Risk

  • Social Work with Children and Young People

  • Working to Strengthen Communities

Entry requirements

  • UCAS: 120 tariff points
  • GCSEs: minimum of grade C with 5 subjects including English language and mathematics

Career posibilities

The programme will provide you with the knowledge, theory, values and skills to work with the most vulnerable individuals and groups in society. You can expect to work in these following fields after you graduate: advocacy agencies, community healthcare practice, rehabilitation centres, voluntary organisations, the NHS and Criminal Justice Agencies, hospitals and Schools.

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