201–250 th
World University Rankings 2021
=41 st
Young University Rankings 2016
=43 rd
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Claverton Down, Bath, Somerset, BA2 7AY, United Kingdom

Social Work and Applied Social Studies (including Placement) - University of Bath

Prepare yourself for a career as a professional social worker. Develop and apply your knowledge of sociology, social policy, psychology and research methods. On this degree you’ll study the social sciences as a foundational base. Within this, you will develop more specific social work knowledge, values and skills. As part of the course, you will apply your knowledge to the practice of social work. This is through the undertaking of 170 assessed practice days in Years 2 and 3, plus 30 skills days. You will gain research skills with particular focus on investigation, assessment and critical analysis. In the first year, you will explore key topics in social policy, research methods, sociology and psychology. You will also be introduced to social work and learn about social work values. This will prepare you to apply your professional skills and theoretical and research knowledge to practice. In Years 2 and 3 you will build on this by studying areas of social work practice, including social work with children and families, mental health social work and social work with adults. You will also develop analytical, problem- based learning and transferable skills.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,BathUnited Kingdom