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Social Work, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Social workers play a vital role in protecting vulnerable people in society. Our BA Social Work at University of Nottingham is regulated by Social Work England, and includes all the essential professional elements required to qualify as a social worker. 
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Overview

Social Work at University of Nottingham  combines academic modules that will develop core knowledge, values and skills, with practice-based learning in a variety of settings. 

As a social worker you could be working with children, older people, carers and people with disabilities in a role that is challenging but also incredibly rewarding.

Careers

Our graduates are valued by employers for their ability to:

  • develop an argument and justify it with evidence
  • write coherently and succinctly with a clear structure
  • complete work on time and to the specification required
  • think critically and challenge accepted ideas
  • select, collect and analyse relevant materials in order to carry out independent research
  • present their work verbally and in writing to a group
  • work as a team to achieve goals

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication Skills for Practice
  • From Theory to Practice
  • Human Growth and Development Across the Life Course
  • Law for Social Work
  • Social Work Research
  • Critical Safeguarding Practice

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • IB score 32
  • IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element)
  • High school qualifications: Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer: ABB excluding general studies and critical thinking
  • Required subjects: GCSE English and maths, 4 (C) or above.
  • We unfortunately do not accept Functional Skills or Adult Literacy and Numeracy certificates as equivalent to GCSE.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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