BSc (Hons) Social Work (UCAS code L502)
This degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge you need for a successful career in social work, supporting people through difficult times. This includes safeguarding, care and crisis intervention, to help bring about positive change in circumstances and wellbeing.
Delivered at Yeovil College University Centre, this course is Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) approved. This course enables graduates to apply for HCPC registration as a Social Worker. It also benefits from strong links with Somerset County Council.
The programme covers the range of social work specialities: children, families and young people; adults; conflict in communities; mental health and social work law. As well as being taught by social work experts, you’ll learn by working with children, families, adults and vulnerable people. You’ll gain real experience by shadowing social workers and undertaking placements – meaning you’ll help to change lives even during the course of your study. Working with organisations such as statutory social work teams, substance misuse charities, homeless hostels and children’s centres, you’ll draw on the knowledge of experienced practitioners in the field. There are even opportunities to visit court hearings to see social work law is applied and contested.