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Applied Social Work BA (Hons)

University of Derby

UCAS CODE: L510

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course description

This applied course paves the way for you to register and practise as a qualified social worker, reaching out to help people from many different backgrounds to assess and tackle their problems.

  • ‌Gain the skills, knowledge and professional qualification you need for one of the most worthwhile careers of all
  • Meet high standards: this course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council, so you can be confident about the quality of the training you receive
  • Build a dynamic portfolio of skills and theories to work with your clients in a variety of settings
  • Gain vital experience on practice placements, where you can put theory into practice and increase your confidence on the frontline of social work
  • Develop your capacity to work flexibly in multi-agency teams, thanks to our strong focus on inter-professional learning

Gain professional credibility

Because our course is accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), you will be working to the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Social Workers , giving you the ideal preparation for real workplace environments.

Careers

There is a growing demand for qualified social workers who can excel in a variety of fields, so this course opens doors to an exciting and diverse range of career opportunities. Your role could involve addressing issues such as child protection, mental health, disability and youth justice or working with vulnerable or older adults. You could work in settings such as hospitals, day centres, social services, residential centres, schools and the voluntary sector.

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Entry requirements

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120 UCAS points

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Accommodation available
    Scholarships available
  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 83

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    118 68%

    46th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    43rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    19th

    13

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