Please note that this course is CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR JANUARY 2020. You should apply through UCAS before 30th June 2019 but preferably as soon as possible as this course could close for applications anytime after 15th January if demand is high. The PG Diploma in Social Work Studies is a professional course which requires students to undertake along with their academic modules, two practice placements. It is in these placements that our students gain experience in direct work with service users and learn essential transferable skills for their future employment within the social work profession. During the course you also gain experience of presentation skills, research methodology, as well as being taught specific and relevant skills to prepare you for employment in a variety of social work settings. The course is delivered through lectures incorporating small group discussion, student-led project work, micro-skills teaching workshops.