36 months
14500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The B.A. in Social Work (Hons) at Staffordshire University prepares students for a profession with human rights and social justice at its core.


The Social Work (Hons) program offered by Staffordshire University will prepare you for a career in social work in a diverse range of social welfare settings. The content of your studies will equip you for employment in both children’s and adults’ social work, in areas such as safeguarding, community and therapeutic services.

A total of 170 days of assessed practice learning, through highly rewarding vocational placements in the community, will also help ensure you are well prepared for life as a Social Worker following graduation.


  • Many of our Social Work graduates gain employment with our placement providers. Some return to Staffordshire University to complete their Masters in Post-registration Social Work. A range of post-qualifying course options is available at both degree and postgraduate level in the areas of adults, children, young people, their families and carers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Work Theory and Knowledge
  • An Introduction to Study Skills For Social Work And Social Care
  • Readiness For Supervised Practice Portfolio
  • Relationship-Based Practice In Social Work
  • Rights, Justice And Equality
  • Values, Ethics And Mum-Dimensional Diversity
  • Contemporary Themes In Social Work And Social Care
  • Research For Social Work And Social Care
  • Lifespan, Human Growth And Development
  • Working With And Safeguarding Children At Risk
  • Working With And Safeguarding Adults At Risk

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The main deadline for applications is 29 January. You are encouraged to apply by then, however late applications are accepted through UCAS until 30 June.


360 alternative credits



On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

Apply through UCAS

  • Typical UCAS Offer: 112 points, plus GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above
  • A levels: BBC
  • Access awards (60 credits, with 45 at Level 3)

Students must undertake and pass a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The admissions process will also include compliance with health requirements.

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 Stoke-on-Trent

550 - 850 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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