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Social Work BA (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. **Course summary**- Study the theories, skills, methods and values that inform social work.- Learn how to work with children, families and vulnerable adults who experience problems in their lives or whose actions cause problems for others.- Apply your learning and experience in practice placements.- Benefit from supervised practical work in a range of social work settings delivered through placements in relevant workplaces.Train for a rewarding career in social work. This course consists of teaching and learning at University as well as on practice placements and skills days. We make sure your learning is up to date and informed by current research evidence.**How you learn**All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.Our staff are qualified and experienced social workers. We also invite practitioners, service users and other professionals to discuss issues that are relevant to the profession of social work. You will be allocated a personal tutor to assist with your learning and academic progress.Uniquely you will learn with, from and about students studying on other courses.This intellectually rewarding course allows you to engage with the world beyond the University. You'll apply research-based knowledge to make a positive impact on the real world of social care — including service users, future employers and other health and social care practitioners.You learn through- work placements- role play- real-life case studies- simulated practice scenarios- written assignments- individual and group presentations- examsThere are opportunities to study and work abroad with the possibility of funding.**Applied learning**Theory will prepare you for practice learning experiences that are designed to help you not only to apply theory to practice but to develop critical and ethical approaches to your practice in order to become life-long, competent professionals. You are required to attend the practice learning experiences provided on the course to achieve the course practice learning outcomes.You’ll undertake a range of practice learning experiences, helping you to build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. This will take place in different practice learning environments, reflecting the range of ways in which services are currently delivered. This might include simulated learning and virtual placements alongside real-world experience of services delivered face to face to service users. The university will ensure that the practice learning element of your course will be compliant with the requirements of the Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) governing your chosen profession. This is so that by the end of your course, you will have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate attainment of the requirements to register as a professional with your chosen profession.

Which department am I in?

College of Health Wellbeing and Life Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,860.00 (US$ 19,132) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Main Site

City Campus,

Howard Street,

Sheffield,

S1 1WB, England

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

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