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Social Work BSc (Hons)

Buckinghamshire New University

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( 4.1) View reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE L504
Course OverviewAre you a ‘people person’? Do you have a genuine interest in people? Do you possess patience and perseverance? Then you could potentially become a social worker. As a professionally registered social worker you’ll make a difference to people’s lives.Gain experience with working with vulnerable groupsKnowing how to help someone overcome their challenges isn’t easy. This course gives you the insight and knowledge to help them overcome barriers. Your study will combine classroom ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time | Uxbridge Campus | 3 Years | FEB-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.
54th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
124th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
70th

Start date and duration

Start date
FEB-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

Sociology

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

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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

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
41%
Sociology
31%
English Literature
15%
Law
14%
Religious Studies & Theology
12%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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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
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£12,500 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Social Work reviews

Social Work
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Hannah
20 Dec 19

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Good lectures, supportive...
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Anonymous
20 Dec 19

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Really not happy with how they do not realise transcript for students during holiday break. They took time to get back...

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How Social Work students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 58 reviews

5 star 23%
4 star 52%
3 star 24%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,580 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 48%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Buckinghamshire New University
CompUniGuide ranking
124th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
Buckinghamshire New University has over 9,000 students from over 65 different countries. The first thing you’ll notice at Bucks is its commitment to offering a new breed of university education. Degrees come with a perfect blend of professional, practical and academic teaching. And even though Bucks New University is now over 125 years old, it still strives to maintain a young outlook, while being well established in specialist fields such as nursing, aviation, sport, art and design. With fantastic industry connections, first-rate facilities and a wide range of career-focused courses, the university places a strong focus on employability – and helping you grow and get ahead in your chosen area of work. Their campuses are based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire; Uxbridge, West London, and Aylesbury Vale.

Where you'll study

Buckinghamshire New University

106 Oxford Road Uxbridge
Hillingdon
UB8 1NA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Uxbridge Vine Street  0.3 miles away