What will I learn?

This specialist award in Social Care is designed for those who want to develop a career within the expanding social care sector. It offers opportunities to study specialist areas of social care and includes:- the provision of formal and informal care- the knowledge, core values and ethics that underpin social care provision- the assessment, management and organisation of social care and- specialisms in, child care, adult care and elder care that focus on : the child in trouble; substance misuse; mental health; and learning disabilityGraduates gain careers, mostly in the public and not-for-profit sector including:- care management,- housing associations and various forms of supported living,- early year settings (work with children under 5),- supporting young people,- supporting people with a learning disability,- supporting older people,- policy research and development and advocacyGraduates in social care with a good honours degree (2:1 or above) are eligible to apply for a Master’s level qualifying social work award.

Which department am I in?

Institute of Community and Society

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

University of Wolverhampton

Admissions Unit,

Camp Street,

Wolverhampton,

WV1 1AD, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

19 September 2022

Venue

Telford Campus

Telford Innovation Centre,

Shifnal Road Priorslee,

Telford,

Telford And Wrekin,

TF2 9NN, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A High School Diploma with a GPA of 2.7 and one of the following: OLD SATR (a.k.a. SAT I) with at least 1700 combined score/ New SAT from March 2016 with at least a combined score of 1150/ ACT with a score of at least 26. English language requirements vary by course and department but the standard University requirement is 6.0 with 5.5 in every component in IELTS or the same scores in the University's own entry test, the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination (WEPE).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Wolverhampton

Scholarships are available to eligible international students, including awards for Indian nationals and those from Commonwealth countries.

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