Embedding and enhancing graduate qualities and employment opportunities within social work at Ulster

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Work based learning is a core element of social work education and learning comprising 50% of the degree programme for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Northern Ireland. Practice based learning is a central tenet in contemporary social work practice. In an increasingly competitive labour market embedding employment strategies within the curriculum is essential for students, providing an opportunity to showcase their graduate qualities and for the University securing external partnerships with social work employers.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown Host Publication
Number of pages1
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 28 Apr 2016
EventEmployability: Challenge and Change in an Evolving Landscape - Belfast
Duration: 28 Apr 2016 → …


ConferenceEmployability: Challenge and Change in an Evolving Landscape
Period28/04/16 → …



  • Employability
  • Graduate Qualities
  • Social Work

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