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Social Work BSc (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3) View reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE L502
Being a social worker is a demanding but incredibly rewarding career. On the BSc (Hons) Social Work at Northumbria you will have direct involvement in people’s lives in order to help safeguard their best interests, even if they do not always recognise this for themselves.Our course will allow you to develop your learning and personal attributes to secure a successful career within the field of social work. BSc (Hons) Social Work is delivered through a range of learning methods including ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
52nd / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
49th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
37th

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 - 92 = 8% 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
£25,000

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

Entry requirements
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UCAS Tariff
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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
28%
Sociology
27%
Health & Social Care
22%
Psychology
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
13%

Tuition fees

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Latest Social Work reviews

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Student Reviewer
24 Oct 18

Social Work BSc (Hons)

I enjoy the night life Counselling services could be better Job opportunities at the Students union are good Clubs and...
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Student Reviewer
19 Oct 18

Social Work BSc (Hons)

My university experience has been a positive one thus far. The university, in my experience, have been supportive. The...

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How Social Work students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 25 reviews

5 star 56%
4 star 32%
3 star 12%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,574 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 37%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CUG ranking
49th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Coach Lane Benton Newcastle upon Tyne
NE7 7XA United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  1.7 miles away

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