Social Work BSc (Hons)

Birmingham City University

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Course info

UCAS CODE L501
The role of a social worker involves working with vulnerable people across all ages and cultures to build trusting, respectful relationships. This programme will develop you into a supportive and highly skilled social worker, ready for a challenging but rewarding career. You will combine personal skills such as listening and communication with the ability to assess, act and work in partnership with service users and other professionals. Our curriculum follows the Professional Capabilities ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
108th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
84th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd

Start date and duration

Start date
20-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 - 81 = 19% 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
£27,000
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 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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
Sociology
40%
Psychology
34%
English Literature
20%
Religious Studies & Theology
18%
History
13%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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Students from Channel Islands
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£9,250 per year
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Latest Social Work reviews

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Patsy
06 Nov 19

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Ive really enjoyed university and enjoyed developing as a person. BCU is a very structured uni where all lectures and...
SR
Student Reviewer
16 Dec 16

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Excellent, and feeling welcomed and a part of bcu. Everybody as time for you especsially my personal tutor, i feel that...

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Student rating ( 3.9) 1,985 reviews

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Where you'll study

Birmingham City University

Westbourne Road Birmingham
B15 3TN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Five Ways  0.3 miles away

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