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Feel empowered to make a difference

Social Work students “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, Child and Family Health and Wellbeing or Working with Young People and Communities 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) 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
  • This course will allow you to really 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).