Social Work degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland allows you to develop personally and professionally to achieve an honours degree, a nationally recognised professional qualification that opens doors to a rewarding and increasingly important career.
Designed in collaboration with employers and service users, this programme meets the requirements of the Scottish Government and has been approved by the Scottish Social Services Council. Lecturers are registered social workers with wide-ranging expertise and students are addressed by guest lecturers and service users.
Placements are varied and have taken place in organisations, including:
Women’s support and aid organisations
- Inter-Professional Communication
- Social Work Law
- Critical & Radical Social Work in Practice
- Advanced Skills: Practice Simulation
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
Full time international students, part-time students and online students can also apply until 6 weeks before the start of the course.
DisciplinesSocial Work Communication Studies Philosophy & Ethics View 99 other Bachelors in Communication Studies in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Literacy & Numeracy
All applicants are expected to demonstrate good levels of literacy and numeracy, holding passes in English and Mathematics at the following levels:
- Scottish National 5 (grades A, B or C)
- Scottish Standard Grade (grades 1, 2 or 3)
- Scottish Intermediate 2 (grades A, B or C)
- GCSE (A, B or C)
- Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary level (grade C2 or higher)
International14500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 48 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.
For Scottish students, cost of study per year is 1,820£
Living costs for Paisley
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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