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Social Work (SSSC Approved)

Robert Gordon University

Content

YEAR 1
Study and Research Skills, Individual Psychology and the Lifespan, Introductory Sociology, Social Work Values, Roles and Tasks, Cognitive and Social Psychology, Sociology of Identity, Difference and Deviance, An Introduction to Law and Politics in Social Work, Social Work In Society.

YEAR 2
Law and Social Work, Human Growth and Behaviour, Social Work Methods, Social Policy and Social Work Practice, Social Work With An Ageing Population, Social Work With People With Substance Problems, Social Work Practice, Disability and Mental Health.

YEAR 3
Personal and Professional Development - Justification, Evaluation and Reflection, Social Work Practice, Justice Social Work, Professional Practice with Children and Families, Counselling within Social Work Practice, Social Work Practice and Research Methods.

YEAR 4
Social Work Practice, Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Reflection, Dissertation Study, Integration and Interdisciplinary Practice, with 1 elective module from the following; Social Work in a Global Context, Therapeutic Practice with Children, Leadership and Management in Social Work Settings.

Entry Requirements

2024 entry requirements

Standard entry:
4 Highers at BBCC plus National 5 English and Maths or Applications of Maths. You will be required to attend an interview.

Widening access entry:
3 - 4 Highers at BCC/CCCC plus National 5 English and Maths or Applications of Maths. You will be required to attend an interview.

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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

L500

Course Length

4 years

Department

School of Applied Social Studies

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.rgu.ac.uk