Summary: Our BA (Hons) Social Work has been endorsed and regulated by the Health and Care Professions Council and provides you with the skills and knowledge to meet the challenges and developments in today’s social care environment. Course details: Achievement of BA (Hons) in Social Work gives you eligibility to apply for registration as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council. The course includes two assessed placements in social work settings. The placements will be in different settings with different service user groups and at least one placement will normally be in a statutory setting or in a placement where statutory work can be experienced. We have an excellent record in our graduates getting professional employment and our graduates are highly regarded by local employers. All students participate in the same core curriculum so that you are equipped to undertake any job role suitable for a newly qualified social worker. Throughout the course, as part of the placement experience, you will be required to participate in a shift pattern rota or work weekends. After the course: An honours degree in social work can lead to a long career as a professional social worker with adults or children. There are many job opportunities in local authority social work departments as well as voluntary sector organisations and increasingly new types of employers such as social enterprises and the private sector. The degree also provides you with transferable skills including report writing and interpersonal skills which can be applied across a range of graduate employment opportunities.