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Social Work at Liverpool Hope University 2022

As a Social Work student, you will study aspects of sociology, social policy, psychology, law, social theory and social work methods, skills and practices. You will explore barriers such as poverty, disability, racism and sexism that service users often face in society. Such barriers impact on people in a range of negative ways and it is important we understand the nature of the society in which we live and the way it can affect people in their lives. In your second and third years, you will undertake a total of 170 days in a social work setting.

The degree is taught by a teaching team who are all published in the field of social work and are experts in particular fields of the discipline. The School plays an important role in the Social Work Action Network (SWAN). SWAN is a national organisation within social work comprising practitioners, students, academics and service users. During your second year you will have the opportunity to undertake a social work placement in either India or Gambia, or a four-week mental health Summer School that includes an exchange trip to Michigan, USA We are the only social work course in England that offers you these options.

Any questions regarding entry requirements, course content or general information, please get in touch - Kate :smile:

Bridging the Gap: A route into Social Work is an extension of the BA (Hons) in Social Work at Hope. Created in conjunction with Liverpool City Council, the University has created 15 extra spaces on the Social Work degree programme exclusively for those from under-represented communities and Global Majority groups and who currently live in the Liverpool city region. For full details email [email protected]

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