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Applied Social Work BA (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course info

UCAS CODE L510
Social work challenges you in ways few other careers ever will. You need resilience and flexibility to manage complex cases, but the rewards are immense as you make a genuine difference to people’s lives.Why choose this courseThis applied degree equips you to excel on the frontline of social work, reaching out to help people from different backgrounds tackle their problems.You will learn how to form effective partnerships with individuals, families and other professionals and will become ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
67th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
96th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
73rd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-23
Full Time
3 Years

Social Work

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 91 = 9% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Social Work graduate salary at this uni
£26,000
UK Social Work graduate salary
£26,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2022

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Social Work

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Sociology
43%
Psychology
37%
Health & Social Care
28%
History
11%
Religious Studies & Theology
11%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within England. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Scotland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Wales. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Northern Ireland. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£9,250 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within Channel Islands. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£14,045 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
This is the fee you pay if you live within the European Union. Please note,this fee has been confirmed.
£14,045 per year
This information comes from UCAS, or in some cases the institution directly.
Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest Applied Social Work reviews

Applied Social Work
SR
Student Reviewer
18 Feb 19

Applied Social Work BA (Hons)

I am now a final year student & I have loved my university experience. Despite being a mature student, I have been...
SR
Student Reviewer
17 Oct 18

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How Applied Social Work students rated:

Student rating ( 3.6) 19 reviews

5 star 16%
4 star 43%
3 star 36%
2 star 0%
1 star 5%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 1,332 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 56%
3 star 15%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
University of Derby
CUG ranking
96th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
At the University of Derby, they believe anything is possible. With a broad range of courses at foundation, undergraduate and postgraduate level, that can help you get your career off to a great start. To help broaden your horizons, they offer a wide range of opportunities to study abroad, whatever your subject – a great way to experience a different culture, meet new people and add to your CV. Open days Derby hold Open Days throughout the year, giving you plenty of opportunity to come and explore.

Where you'll study

University of Derby

Kedleston Road Derby
DE22 1GB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Peartree  1.8 miles away