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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Southend Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Social work is all about people. It is an extremely rewarding and challenging profession. You’ll need to be hard working, adaptable, honest and, above all, passionate about finding long-term solutions and supporting positive changes for children, adults and families. At the core of our course is the opportunity for you to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding of how to support people to improve personal, practical, psychological and social aspects of their lives. You study a wide range of specialist areas within health and social care, choosing the areas that interest you most through placements and evidence-based research.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 16,850per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    27th

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

The careers team offer dedicated international careers advice and support throughout studies and after graduation.
Central London is easily accessible from all of the university's campuses.
The University of Essex has a student body that represents over 140 nationalities and supports over 30 different cultural societies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    61st out of 79 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    122 71%

    42nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    38th

    6

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