Dumfries Campus, Paisley Campus
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.
2022 entry requirements
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.
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