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Robert Gordon University

27 months
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14350 GBP/year
4750 GBP/year
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About

This Social Work course offered at the Robert Gordon University focuses on the values, skills and competencies required for the practice of social work to the qualifying level set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). It will give you the ability to positively impact society and improve the lives of individuals in an important profession.

Overview

The higher exit option Social Work course offered at the Robert Gordon University is an academic award based on research rather than a professional award, and offers a methodological underpinning for those seeking to move into research or training in social work.

Alternatively, as a PgDip graduate you will be capable of gaining employment in areas where a professional qualification in social work is required, including field work, group care, community care and hospital settings in the public, voluntary and private sectors.

Job Prospects

As a graduate of this course you will be capable of gaining employment in areas where a professional qualification in social work is required, including field work, group care, community care and hospital settings in the public, voluntary and private sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Development, Behaviour and Interpersonal Processes
  • Social Work Practice, Sociology and Social Policy
  • Social Work Theory, Professional Ethics and Research Methods
  • Readiness For Practice
  • Assessed Practice and Analysis 
  • Community Care and Vulnerable User Groups

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 27 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadlines are agreed for individual courses. Make sure you apply in time to be sure of your chance of a place.

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold the equivalent of a 2:2 undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline
  • Applicants with a lower degree classification and relevant work experience will be considered on a case by case basis
  • Scottish National Grade 5 or GCSE in Maths grade B or equivalent required. Applicants that do not have this will be offered the University’s numeracy test
  • Applicants are also required to show evidence of computer literacy for the European Computer Driving Licence. Whilst this is mandatory, this is not a requirement prior to the course starting, rather it is something that we measure throughout the course as students have to access teaching online, submit assignments online and also work with IT systems whilst out on placement.
  • Applicants from the UK and EU must submit their application via UCAS. International Applicants may submit their application via UCAS or direct to the University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14350 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14350 GBP per year during 27 months.
  • National

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4750 GBP per year during 27 months.

Rest of UK and EU Students

  • £5,640 per academic year

Living costs for Aberdeen

729 - 1069 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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