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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. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject
Child care (L520) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged children in society. fl.CugSubject
Youth work (L530) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged youths in society. fl.CugSubject
Community work (L540) The study of Social Work services aimed at support of vulnerable/under-privileged people within particular communities in society. fl.CugSubject
Community justice (L541) The study of voluntary sector services aimed at the support of victims and/or provision to offenders. fl.CugSubject
Careers guidance (L550) The study of the provision of support services aimed at helping people to make informed and rational career decisions. fl.CugSubject
Probation/after-care (L560) The study of the provision of services aimed at supervising criminal offenders and supporting their rehabilitation into society following punishment. fl.CugSubject
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. fl.CugSubject