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Social Work (Hons)

St George's, University of London

36 months
15800 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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By studying the Social Work (Hons) course from St George's, University of London you'll be expertly prepared for social work practice with placements in field, residential, day care, hospital, prison and service user-run settings.


Train to become a social worker with this degree, accredited by Social Work England. This Social Work (Hons) course from St George's, University of London offers hands-on experience of social work and a foundation in ethics, diversity, psychology, sociology, social policy and law. You'll study mental health, disability, adoption, fostering, substance misuse, youth justice, and domestic violence.

You'll learn directly from people with lived experience and teaching consultants currently in practice. We're part of a teaching partnership network with seven local authorities and two voluntary organisations. This means that you will be taught in the classroom by practising social workers who will bring theory to life with their front-line experiences.


This is an exciting time to enter social work and a very high percentage of graduates quickly obtain qualified social work posts. 

There are excellent employment and career opportunities in the statutory, voluntary and private sectors for qualified practitioners. Social workers increasingly work in integrated inter-professional teams in social care, health, education and criminal justice settings. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Readiness for Direct Practice
  • The Practice Context: Law and Social Policy for Social Work
  • Human Development, Relationships and Social Contexts
  • Working with Ethics and Diversity in Social Work Practice
  • Practice Skills and Methods: Assessment and Intervention
  • Knowledge for Social Work Practice 
  • Contemporary Social Work Practice
  • Research in Practice Study
  • Critical Analysis of Practice
  • Final Practice Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • If you don’t meet the main application deadline, you can still apply for many courses by 30 June.
  • For Employment Based apply direct to the University.


360 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS tariff points: 120–136
  • Minimum six months' work experience in a relevant setting. GCSEs at grade C/4 in English. Enhanced DBS check and Occupational Health Clearance. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview including selection exercises.
The typical requirement for entry for this course is 120-136 UCAS points, health and science subjects preferred:
  • A-levels BBB (General Studies not accepted)
  • BTEC Extended Diploma Distinction Distinction Merit
  • Access to HE course to value of 120 UCAS points normally achieved with 30 Distinctions and 9 Merits


  • GCSE at grade 4 or above (or grade C or above for GCSEs taken before 2017) in English Language or equivalent qualification e.g. Functional/Key skills level 2 in literacy.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15800 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

International - EU students:

  • Year 2: £16,200
  • Year 3: £16,600

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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