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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • 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 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 Social Work England. 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 – on successful completion of the course you can apply to become a registered social worker.* Stand out from the crowd with a degree recognised by Social Work England.* 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 - six months after finishing the course, 95% of our graduates are in work or further study (source: 2019 DLHE survey).* 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.* To complement your formal learning we offer regular PALS sessions that provide the opportunity for you to learn with and from your peers. Share knowledge, discuss ideas, and ask questions in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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14,600per year

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University information

University of Plymouth

  • University League Table

    69th

  • Campus address

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

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 79 12

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    141 82%

    8th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    15
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    45th

    40

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