Social Work Hons course at University of Nottingham ensures that students are professionally capable of carrying out core social work tasks.
This course enables successful graduates to register as qualified social workers. As a result, it includes all the mandatory elements of a social work qualifying course. This includes assessment, communication skills, human growth and development, interprofessional working and the law.
More generally, it ensures that you will be able to demonstrate the capacity for critical thinking and creative action in relation to the complex problems of human life. In this respect, the connection between social work and social policy is critical.
You'll take a combination of academic modules that will develop the core knowledge, values and skills needed to be a social worker. In addition, in years two and three, you'll complete assessed placements in social work settings.
Modules are delivered through lectures, seminars, workshops and work-based learning opportunities. We use a variety of teaching methods to help you develop the professional knowledge and practical skills required to become a qualified social worker, including the use of audiovisual technology and simulation exercises. Our teaching includes input from service users, carers and practising social workers.
Most of our social work graduates obtain employment as qualified professionals in local authority children's or adult's services. Some take up positions in the independent sector.
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You need the following IELTS score:
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