Social Welfare Law, Policy and Advice Practice BA (Hons)
Application deadlines: 15 January
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £12
International tuition: £14,000
Domestic tuition: £9,250
Developed alongside experienced professionals, this degree will equip you to join the expanding advice and voluntary sectors. The on-campus course is delivered by blended learning and combines face-to-face and online learning to bring a flexible approach to study. Whichever route you choose, you will be taught by lecturers with extensive experience and strong links to the Social Welfare Law sector. Year 1 (Certificate level) You will be introduced to a range of social welfare subjects from housing rights to consumer protection. This will give you the knowledge and skills you need to begin a career in the sector or to progress with your studies. Year 2 (Diploma level) You can start to specialise by selecting option modules in areas such as immigration, disability or money advice. You’ll also have the opportunity to volunteer in an advice-work setting. This will form the basis of reflective practice and help equip you to produce an e-portfolio. Year 3 (Degree level) You will develop your abilities in preparation for working in the social welfare sector. You’ll write a dissertation on your specific area of interest and take additional modules to further refine your skills.
This program can be done
Applicants with minimum one year of a Bachelor at a recognised institution, with an average score of at least 3.5 out of 5 may be considered for entry International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with 28 points overall OR Successful completion of a relevant International Foundation Year from a recognised UK Institution IELTS score of 6.0, with 5.5 in reading, writing, speaking and listening. The university will consider non-traditional qualifications and work experience, paid or unpaid, in the social welfare sector for mature students (over 21).
Graduates work with a wide range of groups, such as children and young people, victims of domestic abuse, older people, people with disabilities and people with poverty-related problems. Some go on to postgraduate study. Social Welfare Law professionals work in the advice sector, local government, the voluntary/charity sector, advocacy, housing, education and for campaigning groups such as Child Poverty Action Group.
Stoke-on-Trent , United Kingdom