Dumfries Campus, Paisley Campus
The UWS BA (Hons) Social Work has been designed to provide you with the knowledge and practical experience to qualify as a practising social worker and it is approved by the Scottish Social Services Council.
If you want to help improve the lives of others and kick-start your journey towards qualifying as a practising social worker, then the BA (Hons) Social Work is the place to start.
This degree offers a progressive, flexible and student-centred learning environment that allows you to develop personally and professionally and achieve a nationally recognised professional qualification that opens doors to a rewarding and increasingly important career.
2024 entry requirements
4 Highers at AABB plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.
Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths or Applications of Maths at National 5.
You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.
The University's social work graduates have an excellent reputation with employers. Professionally qualified social work graduates find employment in local authority social services; the voluntary or independent sectors; in health or education. They may work in a variety of settings providing services in relation to children and families community care or criminal justice.
School of Education and Social Sciences