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Access to Higher Education: Social Work (19+) — Full-time

Course outline

If you are aged 19+ and passionate about helping people and would like to progress towards a career in social work or similar, then this could be the course for you.

You’ll learn a broad range of relevant skills through a range of psychology, sociology, law, and health and social care units, including:

  • Early Social Development
  • Psychopathologies
  • Treatment and Therapies
  • Sociology of Crime and Deviance
  • Social Work Theory and Practice
  • Inequalities in Health and Social Care
  • The law in Social Work
  • Ethics in Law

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2023/24.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street
Nottingham
NG1 7HB

Start: Monday 2nd October 2023

Course code: C000504 / Q002763

Qualification

CAVA Access to HE Diploma

Duration

1 year

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You must be 19 or over to apply for this course.

You’ll need 5 GSCE’s at grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English. You may study GCSE Maths and this will become part of your study programme for the duration of the year. Work experience in a relevant area is advised to support your progression to university.

Teaching & assessment

Learning is assessed in a variety of methods to prepare you to study at university. This may include an extended essay, timed assessments under controlled conditions and report writing.

Progression

Choose to follow with degree-level study to equip you with the level of skill of knowledge required for a career in social work, health and social care, youth work or a related field.

Additional information

You may be eligible for funding for this course. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.