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Social work (L5)

Below are detailed subject listings, along with the subject table that ranks that course.

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HESA Subject Description CUG Subject
Social work (L500) The study of the organised means of providing basic support services for vulnerable/under-privileged individuals and/or groups. Social Work
Health & welfare (L510) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of the health and welfare of vulnerable/under-privileged individuals and/or groups. Social Work
Child care (L520) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged children in society. Social Work
Youth work (L530) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged youths in society. Social Work
Community work (L540) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged people within particular communities in society. Social Work
Community justice (L541) The study of voluntary sector services aimed at the support of victims and/or provision to offenders. Social Work
Careers guidance (L550) The study of the provision of support services aimed at helping people to make informed and rational career decisions. Social Work
Probation/after-care (L560) The study of the provision of services aimed at supervising criminal offenders and supporting their rehabilitation into society following punishment. Social Work
Social work not elsewhere classified (L590) Miscellaneous grouping for related subjects which do not fit into the other Social Work categories. To be used sparingly. Social Work