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Social Work

Social Work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help and improve people’s lives.

Key Facts



BSW (Hons) Social Work


Course Credits: 120


Degree Duration

4 Years :4 Years (Direct Route)
4 Years :1 year pathway + 3 years degree (major)


Pathways Available

International Year One


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

Social Work is a profession for those with a strong desire to help and improve people’s lives.

What do social workers do:
– Provide counseling to individuals, families and groups
– Help people obtain needed resources and services
– Develop programs and work with communities to meet peoples’ needs
– Address problems related to: child abuse, mental illness, poverty, illness or disability, substance abuse, discrimination, family conflict or violence, job jeopardy and aging

  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

Ability to pursue graduate studies or entry level generalist social work practice including interventions with individuals families groups organizations and communities

Knowledge and skills to serve diverse populations and needs with sensitivity creativity and professional courage

Respect for an integration of professional ethics and values into their practice

Your Pathways

International Year One

The International Year One is the perfect pathway if you want a undergraduate degree from a UK, EU or US University but do not meet the requirements for direct entry.

The IY1 course provides an intensive combination of first year University subject modules with English language skills.

Following successful completion of the IY1 you will continue onto your second year degree study directly with the University of your choice.

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