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Social Work (SSSC Approved)

University of Edinburgh

Venues

Central Campus

Content

Year 1:
You will study the roots of social work and the milestones in the field’s development. You will also study social policy and will be able to choose a range of optional courses.

Year 2:
You will study the policy and legal frameworks of social work and take the course Working and Relating: Developing Your People Skills, plus two optional courses of your choice. At the end of your second year you will decide if you want to continue towards a professional social work qualification. Acceptance into Year 3 is subject to a recruitment process.

Year 3:
You will study core courses: Social Work in Communities; Social Work with Individuals and Families; Working with Self and Others: Skills, Theories and Methods; Understanding Care and Control; Working with Risk, Trust and Uncertainty; Professional Practice in Social Work 1 and 2 and also undertake your dissertation.

Year 4:
As year 3.

Entry Requirements

2022 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (first sitting) or 4/5 Highers at AABB/ABBBB (two sittings) plus English and Maths at National 5 at C.

Widening access entry:
4 Highers at ABBB (by end of S6) plus English and Maths at National 5 at C. Highers at BBB must be achieved in one sitting S4-S6.

Progression Routes

This degree is accredited by the SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council)

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BSc Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L500

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department

Social and Political Science

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.ed.ac.uk