This course will equip you for social work jobs throughout the UK and in a variety of settings, including local authorities, prisons, hospitals and non-governmental organizations. The nature of the work is extremely varied and you can move between different work settings throughout your career. You’ll be taught by qualified social workers, and members of national and international social work organizations. Our course content draws on the latest knowledge and experience of people working in social work today. Social workers are often involved in complex and difficult situations, as well as meaningful work. We equip you with the skills you need to successfully deal with the variety of social problems you could encounter in social work. For entry onto this highly regarded course, you’ll need to demonstrate some involvement with social work, the care system or a related field prior to starting the degree. This can take the form of volunteering or unpaid work. We focus on developing your practical social work and research skills. Your employability is one of our highest priorities, and we want to give you an advantage when you enter the job market. Our Social Work degree includes two work experience placements. We also provide you with many opportunities to gain insight into the sector: from our qualified teaching staff, to social service users and careers, and staff from local voluntary organizations and agencies, we make sure you get the best support to start your social work career.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
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£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
The University of Stirling is an innovative university with a pioneering spirit and a passion for creating impact. Located at Scotland’s heart, Stirling offers over 300 flexible courses designed to develop forward-thinking graduates from around the world.