Programme And Module Handbook
 
Programme Specification


Date Specification Approved 26/09/2014
College College Social Sciences
School School of Social Policy
Department Social Work & Social Care
Partner College and School
Collaborative Organisation and Form of Collaboration
Qualification and Programme Title B.A. Social Work Full-time
Programme Code 5641
Delivery Location Campus
Language of Study English
Length of Programme 3 Year(s)
Accreditations This programme has no outside accreditations
Aims of the Programme To enable students with interest and abilities in pursuing a career in professional social work to understand, develop and demonstrate in practice the knowledge, values and skills to meet the professional and academic requirements for social work.
Programme Outcomes
Students are expected to have Knowledge and Understanding of: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Social Sciences applied to social work
Ethics, values and law applied to social work, with particular emphasis on services user perspectives
Human growth, development, mental health and disability across the life span
Diverse communities, including those with experiences of disadvantage and oppression within society eg minority ethnic groups, people with disabilities, people from impoverished and disadvantaged backgrounds, and others including combinations of the above identified groups
Social work theories and methods, including assessment, planning, intervention and review, and skills, including communication skills with children, adults and those with particular communication needs
Social work services and delivery issues with particular emphasis on partnership working and information sharing across professional disciplines and agencies
A variety of teaching and learning methods will be used using a blended learning approach through a combination of lectures, seminars, on-line self guided work and exercises, simulations, video and role plays. As a core part of the learning students will be engaged in 170 days of assessed practice learning in the field and 30 days of university-based skills related learning.
A variety of teaching and learning methods will be used using a blended learning approach through a combination of lectures, seminars, on-line self guided work and exercises, simulations, video and role plays. As a core part of the learning students will engaged in 170 days of assessed practice learning in the field and 30 days of university-based skills related learning – 20 of which will be located prior to first placement..
Students are expected to have attained the following Skills and other Attributes: Which will be gained through the following Teaching and Learning methods: and assessed using the following methods:
Students will be expected to develop their skills in gathering information and problem-solving
Students will be expected to develop their skills in reflection, analysis and synthesis
Students will be expected to improve their research and presentation skills
Students will be expected to achieve the capabilities set out in the Professional Capabilities Framework as outlined earlier.
Students will be expected to demonstrate their direct practice skills of assessment, planning, intervention and review with 2 difference service user groups as well as communication skills with a variety of services users and carers
A variety of teaching and learning methods will be used using a blended learning approach through a combination of lectures, seminars, on-line self guided work and exercises, simulations, video and role plays. As a core part of the learning students will engaged in 170 days of assessed practice learning in the field and 30 days of university-based skills related learning – 20 of which will be located prior to first placement.
A variety of assessment methods including assignments, web based tests and group presentations and competency portfolio completion