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BA (Hons) Social Work

Social Work


the course is approved by Social Care Wales


in line with the Social Work Code of Practice


200 days placement experience 

UCAS code: L500

Year of entry: 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3YRS (FT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?


Leading to a professional qualification in Social Work, Wrexham Glyndwr’s BA(Hons) Social Work course has been developed in close co-operation with Social Work partner agencies in the statutory sectors and in conjunction with service users and carers group Outside In. It has been ranked first in Wales for learning community in the National Student Survey 2019. It incorporates 200 days placement experience over the three years, as well as structured academic learning, including input from practitioners and the Outside in participation Group.


The course is approved by Social Care Wales and has been developed in line with the Social Work Code of Practice. A key principle of the programme is the promotion of student self-directed and enquiry based learning, with the model of action learning sets embedded within the teaching and learning strategy of the programme. The aim is to enable students to develop advanced knowledge, skills and values for Social Work.


Wrexham Glyndwr University is also in a unique position to support Social Work students in their professional development from the first day of the degree. Each student will be allocated a personal tutor to be a point of contact to discuss personal, academic and professional development needs. In addition, the lectures have a wide range of Social Work and academic experience to ensure that the delivery of the degree meets the learning needs of all students.


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