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Social Work (Hons)

University of Kent

36 months
17400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Social work is about changing lives for the better. The Social Work (Hons) degree from University of Kent has been designed with professional practice in mind, helping you to develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to become a confident, competent social work practitioner.


This programme is regulated by Social Work England (SWE).

Reasons to study Social Work at Kent

  • Successful graduates of this Social Work (Hons) degree from University of Kent are eligible for professional registration with Social Work England (SWE), the regulatory body for social work.
  • Social Work at Kent is ranked 1st for research quality in The Times Good University Guide 2022.
  • You are taught by qualified social workers with diverse practical experience, whose research explores the complexities of the social world
  • You gain the knowledge, skills, confidence and critical understanding necessary to practise social work.
  • Social Work at Kent is ranked 2nd in the UK for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2022.


Our programmes provide you with knowledge and skills that appeal to employers such as:

  • The NHS
  • Local authority adults' and children's services
  • Charities and other voluntary organisations
  • Private agencies eg fostering agencies
  • Social research

Some graduates choose to take on agency supply work to experience a range of situations and workplace settings.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning to Learn 
  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills 
  • Lifespan Development
  • Law, Rights and Justice
  • Social Policy and Social Problems 
  • Sociological Perspectives for Social Workers 
  • What is Social Work 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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

A level

  • BBB 


  • English at GCSE grade 4 or above (or equivalent) is essential for all candidates. GCSE equivalence within an Access to Higher Education course is acceptable as a substitute for GCSE or Functional Skills level 2. Although Maths GCSE at 4 or above is preferred, applicants will still be considered if this requirement isn't met.

 Access to HE Diploma

  • Access applicants are required to pass with at least  75% level 3 credits at Merit and must include English at GCSE equivalent if not already obtained. 

 BTEC Nationals

  • Distinction, Merit, Merit

 International Baccalaureate

  • 30 points overall or 15 points at higher level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

EU: £13000


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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