Social Work and Applied Social Studies
Subject in detail
This programme will provide you with:
- the knowledge, skills and understanding of values, to equip you for a career in professional Social Work
- competence in applying your practical skills and theoretical knowledge to professional Social Work
- research skills with particular reference to those skills relating to investigation, assessment and analysis
- critical, analytical problem-based learning skills and transferable skills to prepare you for professional Social Work or further study
- interpersonal skills.
Teaching and learning
Lectures, tutor-led seminars and tutorials, lectures and workshops facilitated by external lecturers with specialist knowledge and skills, student-led seminars, IT practical sessions, practical workshops, problem-based learning scenarios and practice placements.
Methods of assessment
Written unseen examinations, coursework, collaborative project reports, practical presentations, placement assessment reports, critical reflective essays.