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Social Work (Hons) 

University of Strathclyde

B.A. On Campus
36 months
Duration
16000 GBP/year
1820 GBP/year
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About

Validated by the Scottish Social Services Council and closely aligned to the Standards in Social Work Education, the Social Work (Hons) degree from the University of Strathclyde will give you a recognised professional award in social work. It will also prepare you for the challenging role of being a social worker.

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Overview

Social workers have a responsibility to promote the rights of powerless people, protect the vulnerable and disadvantaged and address the causes and effects of offending behaviour.

During the Social Work (Hons) degree from the University of Strathclyde , you'll have the opportunity to work/study abroad, thanks to our well-established links with the University of Greensboro, North Carolina in the United States and an exchange agreement with the University of Malta.

Careers

Qualified social workers are in demand in a number of areas, especially children and family services. They are now among the best paid public sector workers.

Graduates from this course work in all levels of social work, including senior management positions, local authorities and in the independent sector.

Many graduates remain in contact with the University after securing employment, some acting as placement mentors for future students.

Accreditation

Scottish Social Services Council

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparing for Lifelong Learning
  • Understanding Social Science and Social Research
  • Psychology for Social Work
  • Poverty, Disadvantage and Discrimination 
  • Values, Ethics and Justice
  • People, Communities and Society
  • Social Work Organisation and Collaborative Practice
  • Social Work Processes and Practices

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

360 alternative credits
  • Honours: 480 credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

Highers (entry generally from S6)

  • 1st sitting: AABB (English (or a social subject) B, Maths/Applications of Mathematics National 5 C)
  • 2nd sitting: AAAB (English (or a social subject) B, Maths/Applications of Mathematics National 5 C)
A LevelsYear 1 entry
  • ABB (GCSE English Language 6/B or English Literature 6/B, GCSE Maths 6/b)
HND/HNC

HNC/HND: Year 1 entry: HNC in Social Care, Social Sciences, Early Education and Child Care, Counselling, Working with Communities, and Learning and Development with A in graded unit; Year 2 entry: relevant HNC/HND plus minimum six months relevant and challenging work experience. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1820 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1820 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • Rest of UK: £9,250 per year.

Funding

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