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    Hey guys, basically all the universities i'm applying for social work (BA) has instuational tests, and I have no clue what the test will involve or how I can prepare for the test, if someone could help me out that would be great on what i'll need or how I can prepare for it...
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    Where have you applied? The uni's I went too, all of them involved a written test exercise, and two had a group exercise we were scored on. The written exercises are usually a case study and you write what you think about it or what you would do. Group ones can be different; at one uni we were given a case study with four points that we had to cover as a group, whilst at another we had to build a bridge out of paper and sellotape and balance a toy car on it.

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    (Original post by EmEmTheFairy)
    Where have you applied? The uni's I went too, all of them involved a written test exercise, and two had a group exercise we were scored on. The written exercises are usually a case study and you write what you think about it or what you would do. Group ones can be different; at one uni we were given a case study with four points that we had to cover as a group, whilst at another we had to build a bridge out of paper and sellotape and balance a toy car on it.

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    I'm applying at these following universities:
    °University of Nottingham
    °Nottingham Trent university
    °Oxford Brookes
    °Birmingham university
    °Coventry university
    So basically most of the written tests are on case studies? Is it really hard or is it pretty straightforward?
    Thank you so much
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    Last year each uni was slightly different i was asked for a additional extended personal statement with more explanation of social work practice, skills and values. Also there were a few case study based round challenges of social work and your existing skills. My suggestion would be to research the values (sssc, basw) also to start reading a newspaper like the Guardian's health and social care section, also there a many books based on the introduction to social work which will be good and also (you'll have to read in your first year anyways -- Social work: introducing professional practice - Patricia Higham 2006).
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    (Original post by kerrylu21)
    Last year each uni was slightly different i was asked for a additional extended personal statement with more explanation of social work practice, skills and values. Also there were a few case study based round challenges of social work and your existing skills. My suggestion would be to research the values (sssc, basw) also to start reading a newspaper like the Guardian's health and social care section, also there a many books based on the introduction to social work which will be good and also (you'll have to read in your first year anyways -- Social work: introducing professional practice - Patricia Higham 2006).
    thank you so much for your help
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    Hey guys.

    I am applying to
    Canterbury
    Kent
    Greenwich
    Conventry
    Sussex
    Still working on my personal statement

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    (Original post by heydollitsrach)
    I'm applying at these following universities:
    °University of Nottingham
    °Nottingham Trent university
    °Oxford Brookes
    °Birmingham university
    °Coventry university
    So basically most of the written tests are on case studies? Is it really hard or is it pretty straightforward?
    Thank you so much
    I have also applied for nottingham trent university. I wondered if you have already had your interview and if you have how it went/what it included as im really nervous about it!
 
 
 
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