This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge to be registered as a social worker by the CORU registration body. It provides both university and practice-based learning to students, offering opportunities to learn about social problems and their causes, as well as policy solutions. It also equips students with skills in working with individuals, groups and communities, putting an emphasis on the promotion of human rights and social justice. Students complete two practice placements as well as a range of modules, such as Social Work Practice and Theory, Law and Human Rights, Social Policy, Mental Health and Health Promotion, Working with Vulnerable Children and Adults, Crime Reduction and Probation Work, and Human Behaviour and the Social Environment.
3 Good Reasons To Study This Course
1. Placement opportunities: Practice placements are carried out in a variety of settings, including those dealing with child protection, domestic violence, mental health, disability and with older people.
2. Employability: Excellent employment prospects.
3. Accredited: The programme is currently accredited by the statutory regulatory agency, CORU (see www.coru.ie), the Health and Social Care Professionals' Council.