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Goldsmiths, University of London BA (Hons) Social Work
Goldsmiths, University of London

BA (Hons) Social Work

London, United Kingdom

3 Years


Full time

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BA (Hons) Social Work

Drawing on current research across the social sciences, government guidance, and legislative frameworks, this degree focuses on the issues that are key in facilitating your professional and academic development as a social worker.


The degreeaims to provide you with the value, knowledge and skill base for social work practice, and is organised around study units, workshops, lectures/seminar courses, projects and private study. The teaching and learning opportunities centre on the key areas of the social sciences and their application to social work practice, as well developing your intellectual capacity, and the skills necessary to get you ready for practice. There is an expectation that you attend at least 85% of all aspects of the programme.

The structured learning includes specific learning in:

  • human growth and development, mental health and disability
  • Social work theories and methods; assessment, planning, intervention and review
  • communication skills with children, adults and those with particular communication needs
  • law, and partnership working across professional disciplines and agencies
  • social science research methods, including ethical issues


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