36 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Study a Social Work (Hons) degree at University of Greenwich with strong work placements and good employment prospects. The majority of our graduates gain employment in local social work, voluntary and social welfare agencies.


This Social Work (Hons) degree from University of Greenwich provides academic knowledge and practical skills you will need for a social work career. You will explore a range of social issues, within children and families and adult social work.

Our teaching staff are active in research and experts in their fields while social work placements with local authorities will give you the skills required to practise as a social worker. Graduates can apply to register with the social work regulator, Social Work England.

What you should know about this course

  • Our degree ranks first In London for satisfaction with teaching - Guardian Guide 2020.
  • 92% Overall Student Satisfaction in Social Work (2020 National Student Survey).
  • If you are passionate about making a difference in the community, our expert tutors will guide you on this fully-rounded course with excellent employability prospects.
  • If you're looking for hands on experience, our degree has strong work placement arrangements with local authorities and the voluntary sector.
  • When you complete this course you become eligible to register with Social Work England (SWE).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic and Personal Development 
  • Legal Frameworks and Social Justice in Social Work Practice.
  • Assessment, Planning, Intervention, Review, and Evaluation for Social Work (ASPIRE) 
  • Theories, Methods and Approaches for Social Work 
  • Domestic Violence, Mental Health and Substance Misuse for Social Work Practice. 
  • Research, Critical Appraisal and Evidence Based Social Work Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants from a UK educational background:

120 UCAS points from A-levels, of which no more than 12 points should come from AS-levels.

We also accept equivalent qualifications, including:

  • BTEC/National Diploma
  • CACHE Level 3 diploma
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Advanced and Progression Diplomas
  • An approved Access Diploma in Higher Education (with a minimum of 2 distinctions in the course modules)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for City of London

660 - 1140 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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