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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Want to make a rewarding and positive contribution to society? Social workers support children and families through child protection procedures, fostering and adoption and youth justice to name but a few. They also support adults with issues including disability, drug and alcohol dependency, mental health, homelessness and safeguarding. You'll spend over 170 days on real-life placements with adults and children, so you’ll graduate ready to start your professional career.You will get a head start – be eligible to apply to become a registered social worker as soon as you successfully complete the course. You will stand out from the crowd with a degree recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). You’ll gather insights and develop a real understanding of social work through our highly commended approach to integrated learning. You will equip yourself with the skills to be a reflective and ethical practitioner, committed to lifelong learning.* Get a head start – be eligible to apply to become a registered social worker as soon as you successfully complete the course.* Stand out from the crowd with a degree recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).* Benefit from the expertise of our network of partner agencies across the social work spectrum, learning from professionals to develop your skills.* Enhance your career options - 85 per cent of students go on to work or further study (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*).* Gather insights and develop a real understanding of social work through our highly commended approach to integrated learning.* Build your hands-on knowledge and experience on an excellent variety of placements, working in real-life adult and childcare settings in all three years.* Engage with real service users and carers at every stage of your learning, so you graduate primed to put effective strategies to use in the workplace.* Learn about the increasing influence of global issues on social work and be inspired by staff who are leading the way in international social work.* Develop as a professional – equip yourself with the skills to be a reflective and ethical practitioner, committed to lifelong learning.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 13,800per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    71st

  • Campus address

    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, England

The university has a thriving international community, with over 2,500 students from more than 100 countries, and 80 partnerships in over 30 countries.
A dedicated international student advice team provides specialist support to international students, helping them settle into UK life.
The university is renowned for world-leading research, especially in the fields of marine and maritime, health technologies and sustainability.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 83 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    148 85%

    4th

    14
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    5th

    27

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