Undergraduate modules

The comparison tables below show the different paths each programme will take.

Comparison tables

Social Policy and Applied Social Science

Programmes: SP = Social Policy, ASS = Applied Social Science, SP CYP = Social Policy (Children and Young People), SP CCJ = Social Policy (Crime and Criminal Justice).

Year 1

BA SPBA ASSBA SP CYPBA SP CCJ
Introducing Social Policy
Politics and Economics of Social Policy
Introducing Social Psychology and Sociology Sociology of Crime and Deviance
Exploring Social Policy and Society Introducing Criminal Justice

Year 2

BA SPBA ASSBA SP CYPBA SP CCJ
Social Research Methods
The Policy Process Option Module The Policy Process Victimisation and Social Harm
Comparative Social Policy Option Module Understanding Childhood and Youth Debates in Criminal Justice
Option Module Option Module Option Module Option Module

Year 3

BA SPBA ASSBA SP CYPBA SP CCJ
Option Module Option Module Shadowing Placement Shadowing Placement
Option Module Option Module Option Module Option Module
Option Module Option Module Option Module Option Module
Option Module Option Module Option Module Option Module
Dissertation

Social Work

Programme: MSocW Social Work

Year 1

Core modules

  • Introducing Social Policy
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Introducing Sociology & Social Psychology
  • Exploring Social Policy & Social Justice

Year 2

Core modules

  • Community Development and Social Change
  • Skills for Social Work
  • Social Research Methods
  • 30-day Placement

Year 3

Core modules

  • Readiness for Statutory Social Work Practice
  • Knowledge for Social Work Practice
  • Context for Social Work Practice
  • Developing Social Work Practice
  • 70-day Placement

Year 4

Core modules

  • 100-day Placement
  • Dissertation

Option modules (choose one)

  • Health and Disability Social Work
  • Social Work with Children and Families
  • Youth Social Work
  • Mental Health