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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus)

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Social Workers support individuals and families to achieve positive change in their lives. This degree prepares you for a profession with human rights and social justice at its core. Regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), our degree course will prepare you for a career in social work in a diverse range of social welfare settings. The content of your studies will equip you for employment in both children’s and adults’ social work, in areas such as safeguarding, community and therapeutic services. A total of 170 days of assessed practice learning, through highly rewarding vocational placements in the community, will also help ensure you are well prepared for life as a Social Worker following graduation. Level 4 begins with a period of skills development. You will then cover issues such as Rights, Justice and Equality, Readiness for Practice and Relationship-based Social Work, followed by an Introduction to Social Work Theories, Study Skills, and Values, Ethics and Multi-dimensional Diversity. At Level 5, your knowledge will be extended to cover key issues such as Safeguarding Children and Adults at Risk, and Lifespan and Human Growth and Development. The year will also include a 70-day assessed placement. Level 6 will let you explore Social Work Research Mindedness, Inter-professional Practice and Contemporary Themes in Social Work. There will also be a second period of assessed practice lasting 100 days. Many of our Social Work graduates gain employment with our placement providers. Some return to Staffordshire University to complete their Masters in Post-registration Social Work. A range of post-qualifying course options is available at both degree and postgraduate level in the areas of adults, children, young people, their families and carers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,000per year

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University information

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Staffordshire University

  • University League Table

    75th

  • Campus address

    Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 2DE, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 83 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    112 65%

    56th

    20
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.72 74%

    78th

    56

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