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Social Work (SSSC Approved)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Dumfries Campus, Paisley Campus

Content

The UWS BA Social Work has been designed in collaboration with employers and service users to provide you with the knowledge and practical experience to qualify as a practicing social worker.

Within a globally defined profession, social workers help people help themselves and play a crucial role in improving lives.

Throughout the course, we offer a progressive, flexible and student-centred learning environment. This allows you to develop personally and professionally to achieve an honours degree, a nationally recognised professional qualification and the opportunity to pursue an extremely rewarding and increasingly important career in modern society.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements
Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at BBBB plus English and Maths at National 5.

Progression Routes

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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L500

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

School of Education and Social Sciences

Department

Social Sciences

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.uws.ac.uk