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Social Work (Northern Ireland) (R61) BA (Hons)

Open University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Distance Learning

  • Study mode

    Distance / Online

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 - 6 Years

Course summary

Social workers support and protect some of society’s most deprived and vulnerable people. It’s immensely challenging and rewarding work, requiring a high level of motivation and commitment. The Open University's BA (Honours) Social Work (Northern Ireland) is approved by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC), and successful completion entitles you to apply for registration as a social worker. As part of this work-based programme, you’ll need to have experience in either working or volunteering in a social work or social care agency. You’ll also need the support of a relevant social work/care employer throughout your degree.**Key features of the course**- Continue in your employment while you study, earning while you learn- Study through work-based and distance learning- Develop the knowledge and practical skills that underpin effective practice- Improve your career progression and opportunities within social work

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A levels/AS levels (or equivalent) - Pass. For applicants whose first language is not English, we accept a variety of English language tests (e.g. IELTS - 5.5-6.5) and they are listed on our International Entry Requirements page.


University information

Open University

  • Campus address

    Open University, Student Recruitment Team, PO Box 197, Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes, MK7 6BJ, England

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