Social Work BA (Hons)

University of Sunderland

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UCAS CODE L500
Change peoples lives for the better. Protect vulnerable people in very challenging situations. Make the world a fairer place.BA (Hons) Social Work is the essential first step to becoming a qualified Social Worker. When you have graduated, you will be eligible to register as a social worker with the Health and Care Professions Council.Social Workers improve the lives of a huge range of people. You could work with people with learning difficulties, children and families, older people, people who ... READ MORE

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Full time | Sir Tom Cowie Campus | 3 Years | SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
78th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
108th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
71st

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-21
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
£28,000
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 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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A level
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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
34%
Sociology
23%
Psychology
20%
Health & Social Care
18%
English Literature
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£6,935 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£6,935 per year
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£6,935 per year
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Latest Social Work reviews

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Amanda
07 Feb 20

Social Work BA (Hons)

I have loved every minute and so far ever day has brought something new and exciting. The staff are all welcoming and...
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Michelle
21 Oct 18

Social Work BA (Hons)

This is my first time at University and it is going really well thanks to the support and opportunities offered. The...

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How Social Work students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 31 reviews

5 star 52%
4 star 36%
3 star 6%
2 star 3%
1 star 3%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 2,339 reviews

5 star 45%
4 star 37%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 2%
University of Sunderland
CompUniGuide ranking
108th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
The University of Sunderland has 20,000 students at its four campuses worldwide, in Sunderland, London and Hong Kong. The London base is just outside Canary Wharf and offers a wealth of courses from business, management and finance to tourism, nursing and health. Learn more about the University of Sunderland in London. The University’s newest campus is in the central district of Hong Kong, delivering business and tourism courses in heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities. The University recently opened a new School of Medicine, with the first students starting their MBChB Medicine course in September 2019.

Where you'll study

University of Sunderland

St Peter's Sunderland
SR6 0DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Seaham  3.2 miles away

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