BA (Hons) Social Work Undergraduate Program By Goldsmiths, University of London |Top Universities
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Tuitionfee

49,170 GBPTuition Fee/year

Main Subject Area

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Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA Social Work at Goldsmiths is ideal for those who are interested in pursuing a professional career in social work. Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, values and skills to practise as a reflective and ethical social worker, equipped for the challenges of contemporary social work practice. The degree includes practice placements in two settings and with different service user groups. Students will learn about human growth and development; community; needs and services; law and organisational contexts of social work; and research methods. Specific learning will include mental health and disability, and social work processes of assessment, planning, intervention and review. Students who successfully complete the degree will have met the standards set out by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and will be eligible to apply to the HCPC for registration as a social worker.

Program overview

Main Subject

Sociology

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA Social Work at Goldsmiths is ideal for those who are interested in pursuing a professional career in social work. Students will be equipped with the necessary knowledge, values and skills to practise as a reflective and ethical social worker, equipped for the challenges of contemporary social work practice. The degree includes practice placements in two settings and with different service user groups. Students will learn about human growth and development; community; needs and services; law and organisational contexts of social work; and research methods. Specific learning will include mental health and disability, and social work processes of assessment, planning, intervention and review. Students who successfully complete the degree will have met the standards set out by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and will be eligible to apply to the HCPC for registration as a social worker.

Admission requirements

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  • European Baccalaureate: 75%
  • Irish Leaving Certificate: H2 H2 H2 H2
  • Grade C/Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and Mathematics or certificated equivalent (eg Level 2 Key or Functional Skills Literacy or Numeracy)
  • A minimum of four months' full-time (or part-time equivalent) relevant work experience: one months' experience when you are applying, and a further three months by the time you start the degree. Please make sure you read our work experience guide for more information about the experience that we accept 
  • the ability to communicate clearly and accurately in spoken and written English. 
  • fitness to train
Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

27,750 GBP
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International Students

49,170 GBP
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