Contexts of Social Work (L5088)

15 credits, Level 4

Autumn teaching

In this module, you learn about contemporary social work practice and examine the factors that influence the development of the profession. 

You examine the political and controversial aspects of the social work role, and learn from practicioners working in the profession. You also meet service users and carers.


100%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Report)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 36 hours of contact time and 114 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.