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Qualification name BA (Hons) in Social work - New College Durham
Qualification level 6
Awarding organisation Open University (The)
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2022
Cost description not provided
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This programme will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to face the demands of this rewarding industry.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

You will be required to have the following qualifications and personal and intellectual qualities to be a Social Worker.~~~~Standard entry criteria:~~[[[GCSE or Level 2 equivalent in maths and English ~ International English Language Test (ILETS) at Level 7 in listening, speaking, reading and writing (applicable to International students)

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This programme will help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to face the demands of this rewarding industry. ~~~~Our expert lecturers have worked in the field and have first-hand knowledge of the social work sector. They will guide you through modules from psychology, human growth and development, to law and mental health. They will also keep you up-to-date with the constantly changing social work policies and legislation. ~~~~You will have the opportunity to complete a range of social work placements to demonstrate and develop your social work skills, fully preparing you for employment.~~

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Each module will include the following methods of teaching:~~[[[Planned workshops ~ Seminars ~ Presentations ~ Guest speakers ~ Role play.]]]~~~~You will be assessed on each module using any of the following: ~~[[[Examination ~ Written assignment ~ Written report ~ Case study ~ Presentation.]]]~~~~You will be assessed whilst on placement, and will receive a report to identify whether you have met the requirements of the professional body.~~

You will be qualified to pursue a career as a Social Worker, however, it is possible to further embed your understanding of the industry by studying a Masters qualification.

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Name New College Durham
Address Framwellgate Moor
Durham
North East England
DH1 5ES
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