Undergraduate Social Work & Social Science Courses

If you are interested in studying social work and social sciences at undergraduate level, there are a number of courses available to you.

Our courses are designed to respond to the needs of industry so that when you graduate, you will have the skills you need to build a successful career.

  1. BA (Hons) Applied Social Sciences

    This course provides the knowledge and key transferable skills relevant to a variety of ‘people-centred’ occupations.

  2. BA (Hons) Social Work

    This course will prepare you for practice in all areas of social work, including child care,criminal justice and community care.

  3. BA (Hons) Social Work - Distance Learning

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

  4. BA Residential Child Care

    Learn how residential childcare approaches can help your career in social care. Study around your work through our blended learning course.

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“I had a fantastic four years studying my degree . The wide range of subjects the course encompassed and having the ability to choose to study which areas interested me the most were key reasons for why.”

Clare Pearson Applied Social Sciences BA (Hons)

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