Modules on this course include:
Explore legal frameworks and policy contexts for social work with adults, children, young people and families.
Develop practice skills, explore the role and value base of social work, and understand service user and carer perspectives.
- Theories and Models for Social Work Practice
Critically examine relevant theories, including social and psychological theories, and explore models of intervention.
70-day practice placement, to be arranged by our Practice Learning Coordinator.
- Critical Perspectives in Social Work Practice
Examine some of the contemporary issues in society, human rights and social justice and consider how these relate to the role of social work.
100-day practice placement, to be arranged by our Practice Learning Coordinator.
You will also look at ethical and moral frameworks underpinning social work and explore critical reflection and analysis and complex decision making in different areas of social work practice. There is an emphasis on the application of theory, policy, research and ethical decision making.
Explore research methodologies and methods and their relevance to social work research.
Through researching and writing up a dissertation you will develop specialist knowledge around a specific issue relevant to social work and develop your understanding of research methodologies and methods.
Some modules have prerequisites. Read more about what this means in our Help and Advice article.