Social work - exchange modules

Want to make a rewarding and positive contribution to society? Social workers support children and families through child protection procedures, fostering and adoption and youth justice to name but a few. They also support adults with issues including disability, drug and alcohol dependency, mental health, homelessness and safeguarding.

Included below is a list of all modules available for exchange students studying social work at the University of Plymouth. Further information about studying social work can be found on the course page

If you want to come and have a chat please email us to make an appointment.

Appointments are generally available Monday to Friday between 10:00 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 15:30 on a pre-arranged basis.

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits 

Semester 1: 

  • SCW451 - What is social work 1
  • SCW454 - Human development and wellbeing 1
  • SCW456 - Values and ethics in practice
Semester 2:

  • SCW453 - Contexts for social work: organisations, policy and law 1
  • SCW455 - Understanding the social world

Semester 1 and 2:

  • SCW452 - Developing professional skills

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits

Semester 1:

  • SCW551 - What is social work 2
  • SCW552 - Enhancing professional skills
  • SCW557 - Contexts for Social Work: Organisations, Policy and Law II

Semester 2:

  • SCW554 - Human development and wellbeing 2
  • SCW555 - Exploring the social world
Semesters 1 and 2:

  • SCW556 - Integrated Practice 1