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Social Work

Nottingham Trent University

24 months
15850 GBP/year
7700 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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If you have a degree and experience in the Health and Social Care field and you wish to become a qualified social worker then this is the course for you. The Social Work course from Nottingham Trent University will provide you with an opportunity to both study and work in Children and Families Social Work and Adult Social Work giving you the freedom to guide your career the way you want to.


The Social Work course from Nottingham Trent University is a two-year full-time course which is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council. Therefore if you successfully complete it, you'll be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

We work closely with employers in the statutory and independent sectors to ensure our course content retains a focus on the people entitled to use the services. It also helps to ensure that you are ready for professional practice when you qualify.

Careers and employability

On completion of the course you may choose to enter the profession by working in services for children or adults. Opportunities may also exist in social services departments, the private and independent sector, educational welfare, services such as guidance providing agencies, careers services and youth justice.


Accredited by HCPC.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparing for Professional Social Work Practice
  • Human Growth and Development - Promoting and protecting individual development within social contexts
  • Practice Learning Opportunity
  • Theories, Methods and Models of Social Work Practice - Assessing and intervening in order to achieve best outcomes for service users
  • Social Work Law and Policy - Practicing ethically within legislated frameworks

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • We would recommend applying as soon as you are able as we may close the course if it is full.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • an undergraduate degree (minimum 2.1) or other recognised equivalent qualification.
  • Applicants with a 2.2 will be considered on an individual basis but will be required to demonstrate in their Personal Statement how their experiences (e.g. awards, scholarships, work experience - either paid or unpaid) and knowledge and skills will enable them to study this course at masters level.
  • Approximately 100 days (or equivalent) of social care related experience. You may be working towards the 100 days of experience at the time of application but the experience must be completed before the start of the course and this must be stated in your personal statement to provide one reference. This reference should show evidence of relevant social care related experience.
  • GCSE English and Maths grade C or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    7700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7700 GBP per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Nottingham

583 - 978 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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