Social Work & Social Sciences: Distance and Flexible Learning

If you are unable to commit to full-time study, a distance learning course can be an ideal way to improve your career prospects and learn new skills.

  1. Applied Psychology Course | MSc Applied Psychology

    Looking to develop a career in psychology or further your understanding of psychology; the scientific study of people, the mind and behavior?

  2. CSR Course | MSc Corporate Social Responsibility and Energy

    This course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the influences upon, and impacts of, the energy sector through exposure to a number of different areas of Corporate Social Responsibility.

  3. Graduate Certificate Practice Learning Qualification (Social Services)

    A course for those wishing to be involved in the assessment of social work student practice learning opportunities.

  4. Mental Health Officer Award PgCert (Distance learning)

    The role of a Mental Health Officer is is so complex that they must be trained and assessed to the highest of standards.

  5. Social Pedagogy Course | BA Social Pedagogy

    Designed for those in employment this course will focus on a number of themes including the centrality of relationships and the development of personal expression.

  6. Social Work Degree | BA (Hons) Social Work - Distance Learning

    This distance learning social work course provides professional training to students from the UK and beyond.

  7. Social Work Residential Childcare | BA (Hons) Social Work

    There will be no further intakes to this course.

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“The working relationship between the tutors and students is excellent; enhanced by students being able to communicate with tutors through email, telephone calls and one-to-one tutorial sessions.”

Christopher Barclay Social Work Degree - Distance Learning BA (Hons)

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  1. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.


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