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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    University of Kent at Medway

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    17-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Social work is about changing lives for the better. Our degree has been designed with professional practice in mind, helping you to develop the knowledge and practical skills you need to become a confident, competent social work practitioner.The School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research is one of the best in the country for teaching and research. You are taught by qualified social workers with diverse practical experience who are active in research and scholarship. This programme is regulated by Social Work England (SWE).Your first year introduces the key skills and knowledge you need to qualify and practise as a social worker. Modules cover a wide range of subjects including communication and interpersonal skills, the English legal system, lifespan development, sociological theory, and values, ethics and diversity.In your second and final years, you gain a thorough understanding of issues and trends in adult services and social care for children and families. You critically examine how to work with individuals experiencing mental distress, and the role of mental health services. You must also complete a 70-day practice learning placement and five skills development days.Your learning covers a range of subjects from partnership working and advanced interventions to critical and reflective practice. Your final year includes an additional 100 days of practice learning and five skills development days.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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17,400per year

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University information

University of Kent

  • University League Table

    50th

  • Campus address

    University of Kent, Recruitment and Admissions Office, Registry, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, England

With a global reputation for academic excellence, first-class research and teaching, Kent offers a superb education and memorable student experience.
Kent welcomes students from 152 countries. 21% of students are from Europe and overseas, creating a diverse and supportive community.
Located in historic and inspiring locations that have the continent on their doorstep, you’ll be part of a global community and supported every step of the way.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    14th out of 79 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    128 75%

    34th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    85.0 85%

    43rd

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    27th

    53

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