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Social Work BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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( 4.3) 1795 reviews


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UCAS CODE L500
Social work is all about people. Social workers form relationships with people. As adviser, advocate, counsellor or listener, a social worker helps people to live more successfully within their local communities by helping them find solutions to their problems. Social work also involves engaging not only with clients themselves but their families and friends as well as working closely with other organisations including the police, NHS, schools and probation service. The degree is designed to ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
20th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
14th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
37th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
8th

Start date and duration

Start date
23-SEP-20
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 - 90 = 10% 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
£24,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, March 2020

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
Psychology
49%
Sociology
43%
Religious Studies & Theology
22%
English Literature
21%
History
18%

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Latest Social Work reviews

Social Work
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Student Reviewer
24 Feb 15

Social Work MA

Good quality university and is a step up from my previous one. It can be quite lonely being a post-grad student though,...

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How Social Work students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 4 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 75%
3 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,795 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 47%
3 star 9%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane Leeds
LS2 9JT United Kingdom Nearest train station: Leeds  0.6 miles away

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