This course will enhance your knowledge of social work theory and legislation, apply your learning to practice, and then develop your critical and analytical skills as a qualified practitioner. The subject matter is interdisciplinary, derived from psychology, sociology, social policy, law and social work studies. It includes an embedded, professionally-qualifying Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work.
On completion of Stage 1 students can exit with a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work.
Applicants must have a minimum of a 2:2 classification in a relevant health/societal/psychology or other cognate discipline.
Applicants will preferably also have a proven record of experience of engaging directly with Service Users in a professional setting. Candidates’ experience will be considered individually on application but we would normally expect a minimum of one years’ experience – either paid or voluntary – in a setting such as a local authority or a health or social care provider in the private, voluntary or independent sector.
Computer and internet access required.
Distance and Flexible learning
30 months (minimum)
Health and Social Care