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Undergraduate courses related to 'Social Work'

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Honours degrees

Honours degrees

  • Also known as an undergraduate or bachelors degree.
  • Internationally respected, universally understood.
  • An essential requirement for many high-level jobs.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of your subject – and the tools to investigate, think critically, form reasoned arguments, solve problems and communicate effectively in new contexts.
  • Progress to higher level study, such as a postgraduate diploma or masters degree.

  1. BA (Honours) Social Work (England)
  2. BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland)
  3. BA (Honours) Social Work (Scotland) (graduate entry)
  4. BA (Honours) Social Work (Wales)
  5. BA (Honours) Health and Social Care
  6. BSc (Honours) Health Sciences
  7. BSc (Honours) Healthcare and Health Science
  8. BA/BSc (Honours) Open degree

Foundation degrees

Foundation degrees

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Enhance your professional and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Equivalent to the first two thirds of an honours degree.
  • Use it to support your current role or progress your career.
  • Combine work-based learning with academic study – you need to be employed or volunteering in a relevant work setting.
  • Top up to an honours degree in just two years.

We offer most of our foundation degrees as diplomas of higher education for students living or working in Scotland.

  1. Foundation Degree in Healthcare Practice

Diplomas of Higher Education

  1. Diploma of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)
  2. Diploma of Higher Education in Health Sciences
  3. Diploma of Higher Education in Health and Social Care
  4. Diploma of Higher Education in Healthcare Practice
  5. Diploma of Higher Education Open

Certificates of Higher Education

Certificates of Higher Education

  • Widely-recognised qualification.
  • Equivalent to the first third of an honours degree.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • Shows that you can study successfully at university level.
  • Count it towards further qualifications such as a foundation degree, DipHE or honours degree.
  1. Certificate of Higher Education in Adult Health and Social Care
  2. Certificate of Higher Education in Children and Families
  3. Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care
  4. Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care (Scotland)
  5. Certificate of Higher Education in Social Care Practice (Wales)
  6. Certificate of Higher Education in Health Sciences
  7. Certificate of Higher Education in Healthcare with Health Science
  8. Certificate of Higher Education Open

Open University certificates

Open University certificates

  • Qualification unique to The Open University.
  • Focus on a particular profession or subject area.
  • Study for interest or career development.
  • A wide range of subjects and levels.
  1. Certificate in Health and Social Care
  2. Certificate in Health Sciences
  3. Certificate in Promoting Public Health

Modules

Modules

  • Self-contained unit of teaching, learning and assessment.
  • Combine modules towards OU qualifications, or study individually for interest or professional development.
  • Credit in an appropriate subject is widely recognised by many other universities.
  • Level of difficulty graded as Access or OU level 1, 2 and 3 (equivalent to FHEQ levels 4, 5 and 6, SCQF levels 7, 8, 9 and 10 respectively).