Everything you need to know...
- Progress from a relevant foundation degree to a BA honours degree.
- Gain hands-on and academic knowledge that employers in this sector are looking for.
- Learn in an environment that encourages a positive student experience.
Become equipped to work as part of an integrated workforce alongside a diverse range of professionals including social workers, teachers, health visitors, psychologists and many other health, education and social care professionals, or progress to a postgraduate degree such as an MA in Social Work or a PGCE in Primary Educaton with Qualified Teacher Status.
How you learn
This course has a strong focus on links between academic learning and the practice and research context. We encourage you to develop your knowledge, skills and understanding of services, systems, policies and work practices as they relate to children, young people and families.
You learn through
- group work
- case studies
- role play
- essays and reports
- critical reflection and review
- reflective learning accounts
- self-assessment and action planning
Come to an open day
Find out more at our undergraduate open days. Book now for your place.
This course prepares you for a career in
- health and social care
- public, private and third sectors roles including children's centre managers
- family support practitioners
- community development workers
Student success story
Up to 30 students on the University's social work, social care and community studies courses put everything they learned into practice when they travelled to Calais and Dunkirk to help displaced migrants.
Where will I study?
You study at Collegiate Campus
Collegiate Campus can be found just off Ecclesall Road, a bustling student district.Collegiate Campus map
Collegiate Library can be found just off Ecclesall Road. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.Learn more
Equipment and facilities
- state-of-the-art facilities at t Collegiate Crescent Campus, with 24 hour access
Learn more about your department
Take a tour of the state-of-the-art facilities that enrich student learning in the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
A foundation degree in a relevant subject
If English is not your first language you need an IELTS score of 6.0 or above, with a minimum score of 5.5 in each skill.
Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 at the point of enrolment.
Additional information for EU/International students
This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances.
|Module: Advanced Safeguarding||Credits: 20||
|Module: Dissertation Children, Young People And Families||Credits: 40||
|Module: Enhancing Quality Of Services Through Effective Collaborative Practice||Credits: 20||
|Module: Strength Based Approaches With Children Young People And Families||Credits: 20||
|Module: Working With Troubled Families||Credits: 20||
Fees and funding
Our tuition fee for UK/EU students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2020/21 is £9,250 per year.
† If you are studying an undergraduate course, postgraduate pre-registration course or postgraduate research course over more than one academic year then your tuition fees may increase in subsequent years in line with Government regulations or UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) published fees. More information can be found in our terms and conditions under student fees regulations.
Financial support for home/EU students
How tuition fees work, student loans and other financial support available.
Additional course costs
This link allows you to view estimated costs associated with the main activities on specific courses. These are estimates and, as such, are only an indication of additional course costs. Actual costs can vary greatly depending on the choices you make during your course.Additional costs for Social work courses (PDF)
Any offer of a place to study is subject to your acceptance of the University’s Terms and Conditions and Student Regulations.
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