The entry requirements listed here are our typical offer for this course for students planning to start their course in 2014, and should be used as a general guide. We operate a flexible admissions policy - this means that different applicants may be made higher or lower offers for the same course, depending on their other achievements.
Access to HE Diploma
pass (at least 45 credits at level 3), with 30 credits at merit or distinction, including level 3 credits in written communication, study skills, and reading and writing skills. Social work courses preferred.
GCSE (minimum grade C)
a good profile including maths and English.
English language requirements
IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in the other elements.
experience in either a social work agency or similar setting, paid or voluntary; understanding of and preparedness for social care and social work practice; a satisfactory academic reference; a satisfactory second character reference, preferably relating to social care or from your most recent employer.