Social Work BSc (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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Course info

UCAS CODE L500
The study of social work allows you to develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to work with vulnerable people who are encountering difficulties in their personal or family lives, or whose actions have led to the involvement of statutory services. Social workers undertake sophisticated assessments in relation to issues of care and control in order to protect the individual and safeguard society. Social workers often work with other services including: * health* education* housing* ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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75th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
12th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time
4 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
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Social Work graduate salary at this uni
£29,000
UK Social Work graduate salary
£30,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2021

Entry requirements
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A level
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Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£1,820 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,250 per year
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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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£23,100 per year
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£23,100 per year
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Latest Social Work reviews

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Chloe
29 Jan 20

Social Work BSc (Hons)

Very supportive and stimulating environment to be in. There is always access to a variety of exciting opportunities to...

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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,390 reviews

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Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
EH8 9JZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Edinburgh Waverley  0.3 miles away

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