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Access to (HE), Social Work

1. Qualification detail

2. Course description

The Access Diploma in Social Work is another degree course for adults who have limited academic qualifications but who would like to undertake a degree course or further professional training. This full-time, one-year course includes subjects that, when successfully completed, open the doors to higher levels of study in youth justice, social work, and social policy. The study modules are comprised of contract law, law in social work, non-fatal offences against a person, judicial systems and independent study skills.

3. Entry requirements

Candidates will normally be over the age of 19 who wish to proceed to university or professional training. It is desirable for candidates to have a GCSE grade 4/C or above in English. All potential students are offered an advisory interview and should demonstrate an aptitude for degree level study.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Your progress is monitored by continuous assessment throughout the year and in some instances by end of module exams. A programme of exam practice is also included to help students feel better prepared. Continuous assessments will include short and long essays, reports, project work, posters, presentations, individual research and group work. Students are encouraged to evaluate themselves and their progress and to participate in discussions with fellow students Assessment is built around achieving credits at different levels within the units, which make up each module or subject.

6. Venue

7. Other dates or venues

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No other date or venue available