BA (Hons) Applied Social Work

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Why choose this course?

This applied course paves the way for you to register and practise as a qualified social worker, reaching out to help people from many different backgrounds to assess and tackle their problems.

  • HCPCGain the skills, knowledge and professional qualification you need for one of the most worthwhile careers of all
  • Meet high standards: this course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, so you can be confident about the quality of the training you receive
  • Build a dynamic portfolio of skills and theories to work with your clients in a variety of settings
  • Gain vital experience on practice placements, where you can put theory into practice and increase your confidence on the frontline of social work
  • Develop your capacity to work flexibly in multi-agency teams, thanks to our strong focus on inter-professional learning
  • Be inspired by our experienced, enthusiastic academic team who put teaching first and are dedicated to your success
  • 91.5% of students were in graduate level jobs six months after graduating
  • The course recieved a 93% rating for its teaching in the 2017 National Student Survey.

If you already hold a degree and are looking to qualify as a social worker, find out more about our MA Social Work.

Please note you are still able to apply directly to the University for this course for a September 2018 start. Please scroll down to the ‘How to apply’ section below.


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