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BA (Hons) Social Work

Solent University
3 years
Full time
Bachelor's degree
On campus
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38,625 GBP

Program description

BA (Hons) Social Work

Are you looking to pursue a career in a rewarding profession? Solent’s social work degree will help you develop a thorough grounding in social work theory, as well as the skills, values and first-hand experience key to making a difference to the lives of vulnerable people.

The first two years of this degree concentrate on learning the basis of social work theory as well as looking at subjects such as law and sociology. For their final year, students can choose to specialize in adults or children and families to help focus their career path upon graduation.

Admission requirements

This BA (Hons) Social Work program prepares students for a wide range of social work and community care roles.

Ideal candidates should aspire to work with vulnerable members of the community. Applicants typically come from a wide range of academic backgrounds.

For more information, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

Year one

Core units

  • Developing Critical and Applied Social Work 
  • Readiness for Direct Practice 
  • Sociology, Society and Social Work 1
  • Sociology, Society and Social Work 2
  • Introduction to Communication 
  • Human Growth and Development for Social Work 

Year two

Core units

  • Interprofessional Working in Social Work, Social Care and Health 
  • Social Work Methods and Interventions
  • Developing Legal Perspectives
  • Developing Professional Capabilities in Practice 

Year three

Core units

  • Extending Professional Capability in Practice 
  • Research and Social Work
  • Risk, Responsibility and Resolution


  • Social Work with Adults, their Families and Carers 
  • Social Work with Children, Young People, their Families and Carers 

Tuition fees

UK, EU and Channel Island full-time fees: £9,250 per year

International full-time fees: £12,875 per year

Scholarships & funding

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Study at the point where science meets the humanities. Improve public health, oversee early years development and be there for the members of our society who are most in need of support.

About this institute

Solent University

Solent University

Solent University is all about creating opportunities: for its students, for its staff, for its partners. It offers expertise and experiences you couldn’t get anywhere else, opening doors and making introductions. We’re focused on the practical side of higher education...

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Solent University

Solent University
E Park Terrace
SO14 0YN Southhampton
United Kingdom

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