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Social Work (SSSC Approved)

Glasgow Caledonian University

Content

The BA (Hons) Social Work Programme offers a research-informed, challenging and comprehensive curriculum that enables students to develop as critically aware and effective social workers across all areas of practice. We use a wide range of innovative teaching methods that allow students to build the requisite knowledge, skills and values for social work; this includes extensive contributions to teaching and learning from our partners in the local authority, voluntary and third sector agencies.

This programme allows you to qualify as a social worker, eligible for professional registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and other UK Care Councils.

Year 1: A Critical Introduction to Social Work.

Year 2: Signature Skills and Knowledge for Social Work.

Year 3: Integrating Theory and Practice.

Year 4: Developing Critical Practice.

Entry Requirements

2021 entry requirements
Standard entry: 4 Highers at ABBB including English plus National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths.

Widening access entry: 4 Highers at BCCC including English plus National 5 Maths or Applications of Maths.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L500

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Social Work

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.gcu.ac.uk