Social Work (BA (Hons))

University of Greenwich the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

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How you will study

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About Social Work at University of Greenwich

Wouldyou excel in crisis situations where adults and children may be at risk?

Becominga social worker requires not only compassion but a high level of commitment andresilience. Our degree will provide you with practical experience, knowledgeand skills to ensure you are ready for the demands of a diverse career insocial work and care.

Thisprofessional entry qualification will result in a recommendation to the Health and CareProfessions Council (HCPC) to become a registered social worker.

Duringyour time with us you will work on a diverse range of issues includingdisability, family breakdown, bereavement, discrimination and poverty. You willalso gain a vital understanding of disadvantage from an anti-discriminatory andanti-oppressive perspective. 

Ourdegree has strong work placement arrangements with local authorities and socialcare agencies which has been praised by the HCPC.

Teachingstaff are research-active and experts in their respective field. We developgraduates who are critical, independent thinkers, who base their practice onresearch and sources of evidence. We have well-equipped facilities andlaboratories to support your activities and we employ creative teaching methodsand assessment techniques.


Ourdegree has a 93% employability rate in local social work and social careorganisations and a significant number of students who are already in work, goon to achieve a promotion within two years of graduating.

We pride ourselves in combining high-quality teaching withworld-class research and a vibrant student experience, which is why ourdepartment is consistently rated highly in the National Student Survey.

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)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyPart-timeHow long you will study4 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

  • Undergraduate finance pages
  • International students' finance pages

Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Greenwich to find course entry requirements.

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