The social work degree aims to train you to be a confident, effective, resilient and safe practitioner.
Successful completion of the Social Work BA (Hons) degree will confer eligibility to apply for registration as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) on graduation.
Please note, the final intake for this degree programme will be September 2017.
Following this date, Social Work teaching at De Montfort University will only be available through the Social Work MA postgraduate programme, subject to validation.
This decision will enable the university to meet the changing academic standards expected under the UK Government’s planned transformation of social work.
Any student accepted to study this programme in the September 2017 intake will be unaffected by this decision and will continue to have access to the same exceptional teaching and opportunities available to those currently studying at the university.
If you have any queries about your application, please contact the Health and Life Sciences Admissions team, at email@example.com or call +44 (0)116 2 50 60 70.
You can also find out more about our other undergraduate degree programmes on our website, or by booking your place to speak to current staff and students at one of our upcoming Open Day events.
Reasons to study Social Work at DMU:
- Our staff have extensive experience in social work practice, multidisciplinary research and teaching ensuring your learning experience is high quality and up-to-date with all the contemporary issues, advancements and debates in the sector
- Practical work placements with strong local partnerships take your learning beyond the classroom and enhances your experience and employability
- Develop your transferable skills with inter-professional (IP) learning - work alongside students and practitioners from a wide range of other professions including nurses, doctors, criminal justice workers, teachers and police
93% graduate employability students in work or study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2014/15)
98% of Social Work students reported that they are happy with the learning resources on offer in the 2016 National Student Survey
- Rated in the top 10 most popular universities in the UK by UCAS, find out more #ichoseDMU
The social work degree is designed to help you improve the lives and well-being of people and communities experiencing poverty or social injustice; equipping you to work in a wide range of areas including child protection, with vulnerable adults, older people and in mental health.
At DMU, we are committed to helping our graduates enhance their careers and personal development through further study. We are proud to currently offer a scholarship for this course.
Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship
Up to £6,000 worth of support available to full-time UK and EU undergraduate and postgraduate students, starting in September 2016. For more information visit our Vice-Chancellor's Sports Scholarship page.
Social Work Bursary
You may be eligible for a non-repayable social work student bursary of up to £4,575 (this is based on the NHS guidance 2015-2016 so may change for future years). For more information, including eligibility for students from England and Wales, and on how to apply please click here.
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