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Social Work BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

Student rating
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( 4.2) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L501
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. Youll spend over 170 days on real-life placements with adults and children so you graduate ready to start your professional career.You will get a head start – ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 18-SEP-23

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
37th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
64th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
9th

Start date and duration

Start date
18-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 - 85 = 15% 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
£28,000
UK Social Work graduate salary
£27,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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Latest Social Work reviews

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Shannon
05 Feb 22

Social Work BA (Hons)

Lots of support from lecturers and lots of great opportunities and experiences. Everyone is so friendly and helpful!...
SR
Student Reviewer
12 Oct 18

Good experience on BA now...

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How Social Work students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 11 reviews

5 star 19%
4 star 54%
3 star 27%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,554 reviews

5 star 38%
4 star 47%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Plymouth
CUG ranking
64th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Plymouth is a modern campus university ideally placed in the centre of Britain’s Ocean City. In one of the UK’s most beautiful regions, Plymouth is a thriving city located on the South West coast, nestled between picturesque Dartmoor and Cornwall. The University is always looking to develop their facilities. Not only have they recently invested into their medical and health facilities, but they have refurbished their laboratories and invested in campus buildings which include spaces for marine and art disciplines. The Uni takes the stress out of securing a place in halls by guaranteeing housing to all applicants who put Plymouth as their firm choice by the deadline stated on their website.

Where you'll study

University of Plymouth

Drake Circus Plymouth
PL4 8AA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Plymouth  0.2 miles away