Guidance and Counselling BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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( 4.3) 3279 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE B9L5
This unique course is aimed at people who want to join a ‘helping profession’ but who want to keep their career options wide open. The broad-based, multidisciplinary studies will be an excellent foundation for later training as a nurse, teacher, social worker, careers advisor, counsellor or any related role.Guidance and Counselling is a subject that is only offered by a select group of universities at undergraduate level. Our BA (Hons) Guidance and Counselling is unique in being accredited by... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-20

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
27th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
50th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
48th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 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 - 88 = 12% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Social Work graduate salary at this uni
£21,000
UK Social Work graduate salary
£25,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2019

Entry requirements
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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
English Language
28%
Sociology
27%
Health & Social Care
22%
Psychology
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
13%

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Joanne Molloy-Graham
19 Oct 17

Guidance and Counselling BA (Hons)

I have felt happy and part of the university since I applied and then enrolled. I feel valued and like I am part of...

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Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building
Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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