Health, Social and Community Work Undergraduate Courses

Ready to make a difference in your community? Whether you want to be a youth or social worker, family support worker or community project manager, our practical, work-focused courses will set you on the road to a successful career.

If you’d like to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, choose Derby’s high-quality and dynamic courses as your route to register and practise as a social work professional. Our range of relevant work placements will educate and inspire you, and our inter-professional learning approach will give you the opportunity to work alongside a range of health care and other professionals – providing you with realistic preparation for your working life after graduation.

"Prepare to have your world view challenged"

“This course is designed for anyone who has a passion for working with people. It balances the practical and theoretical, preparing students to go out into the working world fully equipped to occupy the jobs on offer. It builds up your skills and challenges assumptions you may have. Prepare to have your world view challenged.”

 

Find out about our BA (Hons) Health and Social Care degree at the University of Derby

For information on placements, please see course pages or contact socialandcommunitystudies@derby.ac.uk

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What our Health, Social and Community Work graduates do

There is a huge demand for social workers and our range of courses will set you up for a rewarding career after graduation.

Career opportunities open to graduates include:

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Undergraduate Live Online Event

While we’re not able to welcome you in person to our campuses at the moment, we’re not going to let that stop us showing you all the great things about studying at Derby.

We’re currently planning our autumn Open Events to bring you the best possible online and on-campus experience.

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Virtual Open Day

Delve deeper into the course with our Virtual Open Day, packed with subject and course information to help you make your choice, including tours of facilities, 360° views of award-winning accommodation plus advice and insight from students and academics.

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Fast track to Clearing

If you don’t have a place at uni, have had a change of heart about your course, or maybe your gap year plans are on hold – don’t worry. Register with us today and fast forward to your future.

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Academic Achievement Scholarship

We’re offering eligible students a £1,000 scholarship to celebrate your hard work and success. 

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