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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Glenside Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

BSc(Hons) Social work at UWE Bristol offers the grounding you need to become a skilled social worker – with the professional skills, knowledge base and placement experience that will help you stand out.Learn to work with service users, carers and other professionals to enhance wellbeing. Gain the critical understanding, experience and skills to make informed judgements in complex situations. Explore contemporary issues in social work. You’ll be taught by experienced and enthusiastic staff, most of whom are registered social workers.Get a direct route into practice with 170 days on placement through our links with a variety of partner agencies. Gain exposure to a variety of social work roles in statutory, voluntary, private and independent organisations. The relationships you build with your placement providers, along with your professional qualification, will greatly improve your employability.After completing the degree, you can register with the Health and Care Professions Council, so you can practise social work in England. You’ll be qualified to work with adults or children in numerous roles and sectors. Our students often find work with the organisations they’ve trained with on placement.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,500per year

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Sociology, Psychology, Law or Social Science subjects preferred. Points from A-Level General Studies and AS-Level subjects (not taken on to full A-Level) can be included towards overall tariff. You must have a minimum of two A-Levels.

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University information

Bristol, University of the West of England

  • University League Table

    64th

  • Campus address

    Bristol, University West of England, (UWE), Coldharbour Lane, Frenchay, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, BS16 1QY, England

From inspiring teaching staff with strong industry links, to modern buildings and purpose-built facilities, UWE Bristol has all that students need to succeed.
With over 30,000 students at UWE Bristol from over 160 countries, students will feel part of a friendly, multicultural community.
Bristol is a vibrant, creative, diverse and welcoming city – frequently named as one of the best places to live, work and study in the UK.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 83 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    128 73%

    27th

    28
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    96 96%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    6th

    33

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