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Feel empowered to make a difference

Social work at Derby “I am now more confident in this area of work and feel my experience has given me the foundations to progress onto the MA Social Work.” Amanda Hales, BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

Study Applied Social Work, Health and Social Care, Working with Young People and Communities or Child and Family Health and Wellbeing at Derby

BA (Hons) Applied Social Work

  • Qualify as a social worker and gain the skills and knowledge you need for a rewarding career
  • Put theory into practice through work placements
  • Learn from our experienced and enthusiastic academic teaching team

BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

  • Put theory into practice through agency visits, guest lectures and placements
  • Gain the skills you need to become a confident worker in health, social or community settings
  • Plan and deliver health and social care services fit for the future

BA (Hons) Working with Young People and Communities (Youth Work or Community Development)

  • Study a course described as ‘imaginative’, ‘creative’, ‘inspiring’ and ‘ahead of the field’ by the National Youth Agency
  • Gain real life experience through work placements, making you more employable
  • Have a positive impact on people’s lives

BSc (Hons) Child and Family Health and Wellbeing

  • Gain the skills to interact effectively with children and young people
  • Understand the physical and mental developmental needs of children and young people
  • Explore the reasons for certain behaviours and attitudes.

*This is a new course starting in September 2016 (subject to approval).