The Open University in England

Social Work

Distance Learning
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Rank: 200 (TCUG)

Location: Distance Learning

Website: www.open.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning

Degree: PG Diploma

Start Date: 2019/10/01

Duration: -


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Description

This course will enhance your knowledge of social work theory and legislation, apply your learning to practice, and then develop your critical and analytical skills as a qualified practitioner. The subject matter is interdisciplinary, derived from psychology, sociology, social policy, law and social work studies. It includes an embedded, professionally-qualifying Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work which, subject to meeting the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registration requirements, is a qualifying award for social workers in England and, subject to conditions, in Scotland by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Key features of the course

  • Includes a residential weekend, face-to-face workshops, two work-based placements and a project that will be of immediate benefit to your practice

  • Equips you to engage in critical and reflective professional practice, according to the Standards for social work education and Codes of Practice and Conduct for the nation in which you train

  • Explores ways to share your improved practice more widely

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