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B.Sc. On Campus

Social Work (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

36 months
Duration
9250 GBP/year
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About

Do you have the drive and commitment to better the lives of others while developing new and interesting ways to deliver social services?

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Overview

This BSc (Hons) Social Work degree course allows you to turn your compassion into a sought after professional skill set that will make a positive difference to people's lives. You'll develop the skills and the knowledge you need and apply this to practical scenarios in simulated facilities and on work placements.

The course is approved by Social Work England so when you complete this course, you'll be eligible to apply to become a registered Social Worker. 

On this course you'll:

  • Develop knowledge and skills to make a positive difference to people who need it most
  • Be taught by experts at the forefront of research who are fully informed on developments within social work
  • Practise profession-specific skills in a safe and supportive environment in our Centre for Simulation in Health and Care
  • Develop your communication, engagement, theoretical and analytical skills and learn to apply these using professional judgement and expertise
  • Apply your skills and knowledge in scenarios you'll encounter in your career, such as giving evidence in a simulated court environment
  • Put your learning into action during your work placement and have the opportunity to complete an additional summer social work placement
  • Shadow and get mentoring from experienced practitioners while undertaking practice placements
  • Interact with and immerse yourself in the lived experiences of the University of Portsmouth Social Work Inclusion Group (SWIG)

Careers and opportunities 

When you successfully complete the course, you'll be eligible to apply to be a registered Social Worker. Our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to use.

You can work in areas such as:

  • You can work in areas such as:

    • social services
    • rehab centres
    • criminal justice
    • voluntary organisations
    • advocacy agencies
    • housing advice

Roles the graduates have taken on include:

  • Social Worker
  • care manager
  • persistent offender coordinator
  • family support worker
  • housing adviser

You could also do postgraduate study.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Core Skills Training Framework
  • Foundation of Evidence Based Practice
  • Law and Social Policy in Practice
  • Readiness for Practice
  • Theory and Knowledge in Social Work
  • Applied Social Work Professional Practice
  • Core Skills Training Framework
  • Evidence Based Decision Making
  • Inclusion, Innovation and Empowerment
  • Social Work with Adults
  • Social Work with Children and Families
  • Core Skills Training Framework
    • Enhancing Social Work Professional Practice
    • Professionalism and Professional Development
    • Project
    • Safeguarding and Promoting Wellbeing

    Key information

    Duration

    • Full-time
      • 36 months

    Start dates & application deadlines

    Credits

    360 alternative credits

    Delivered

    On Campus

    Academic requirements

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

    Other requirements

    General requirements

    • 112-120 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels or equivalent, one of which must be in a relevant subject (Anthropology, Criminology, Critical Thinking, English, Health & Social Care, Law, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, R.E, Sociology, Social Policy, Theology). Access courses in Health and Social Care are also acceptable. All shortlisted applicants will need to attend an interview. Applicants must pass Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Occupational Health checks before starting the course.

    Tuition Fee

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    • EU/EEA

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

    Living costs for Portsmouth

    710 - 1099 GBP /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    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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