Social Work (Wales) (BA (Hons) Soc Wk (Wales))

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The award
BA (Hons) Soc Wk (Wales)

How long you will study
6 years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
part-time

Course starts
February, April, October

International course fees
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All study options

About Social Work (Wales) at The Open University

The OU offers a distance learning, work-based route to the degree in social work. Successful graduates are eligible to apply for registration as a qualified social worker with Social Care Wales (SCW). With our employer partners, we offer a different route into the profession. It's one that opens up a host of opportunities to people who, for one reason or another, require a more flexible and individualised approach to social work training.

This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:

  • Knowledge and understanding
  • Cognitive skills
  • Practical and professional skills
  • Key skills

The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBA (Hons) Soc Wk (Wales)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study6 years
    Course startsFebruary, April, OctoberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

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Costs are paid per unit not per qualification.

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