The programme is made up of:
To gain the Honours Degree in Social Work you must complete 480 credits (120 credits at each of Stages One, Two, Three and Four).
It should be noted that:
Further information regarding the degree programme may be obtained from The Open University in Scotland by e-mailing Scotland@open.ac.uk or calling (0131) 226 3851 and asking for the School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care.
All modules are compulsory apart from at Stage 4 where there is an option to choose between 2 modules. Practice-learning modules are indicated in bold.
Making a difference: working with children and young people (KE206) – 60 credits
Foundations for social work practice (K113)
Each stage should be completed before progression onto the next. The practice-learning modules should normally be the last module to be studied at each stage.
If you want to study for this degree but have not yet secured sponsorship, you can still study K102, DD102, K113, KE206, K271 and K314 or K323. You must undergo the Open University selection process and be registered with the SSSC before you can register on the Social Work degree. You may also apply to be considered for credit transfer for some modules at Stages 1 and 2 against previous study.
Modules in the above list are those that are currently available for study. The exact selection will change over time.