Education and Social Services (2nd year entry)

University of Strathclyde


Application is to participating college in the first instance. You will enter College at diploma of Higher
Education level, having first studied a relevant HNC such as Childhood Practice; Health Care or Care and Administrative Practice ; Social Care or Social Services; Additional Support Needs or Supporting Learning Needs; Occupational Therapy Support; Working with Communities. You will then go on to study Year 3 of the BA and Year 4 of the BA Honours at Strathclyde.

Year 2: you study six classes including Being Professional, Working Collaboratively and Introduction to Integrated Services.

Year 3: you take compulsory classes in Management and Leadership in Integrated Services, Contexts, Policy and Joint Working, Understanding How People Behave, Education of Looked-After Children, Research Methods; six-week work placement with private, public or voluntary sector agencies.

Year 4: modules include personal and professional development, specialist pathway and dissertation; 12-week work placement as in Year 3.

Entry Requirements

Relevant HNC such as Childhood Practice, Social Services, Care and Administrative Practice or other relevant HNC.

Start Date





BA Hons

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

2 years


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences



SCQF Level