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Department of Social & Policy Sciences Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UHSP-AFB15: BSc(Hons) Social Work and Applied Social Studies

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOCIAL WORK AND APPLIED SOCIAL STUDIES

Mode of attendance: Full-time

Normal programme duration: 3 years

[Page last updated: 11 August 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10145 Community needs assessment, groups and teamwork in practice 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10002 Social problems & social policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10019 Introduction to social work 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10043 Understanding society: Britain in global context 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10178 Social work and life course 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP10001 Social policy, welfare and the state 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10044 Classical sociological theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10179 Social work and life course 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10282 Readiness for direct social work practice (RDP) 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Exemption: Students repeating this stage of this programme will not be required to repeat any placement unit already passed.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 32% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20021 Critical reflection on professional practice 1 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20131 Discrimination & empowerment: skills in practice 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20255 Social work practice placement year 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP20025 Theories & methods in social work 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20246 Social work with children and families 1 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20258 Mental health social work 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20283 Social work with adults 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Exemption: Students repeating this stage of this programme will not be required to repeat any placement unit already passed.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 3

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP30248 Social work with children and families 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30257 Working in a social care organisation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30259 Mental health social work 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30304 Social work with adults 2 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 3

Designated Essential Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
SP30028 Critical reflection on professional practice 2 18 credits       [equivalent to 36 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30035 Social work practice case study 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30256 Social work practice placement year 3 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.