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Social Work (including foundation year) BSc (Hons)

London Metropolitan University

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  • Qualification

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

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  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why study this course?**Our Social Work (including foundation year) BSc (Hons) is an alternative route into social work studies if you don’t meet the necessary requirements to enter the standard undergraduate degree.This four-year course has a built-in preparatory year, designed to equip you with confidence and vital study skills, such as essay writing, research and critical thinking. You’ll benefit from an extra year that will help you succeed at undergraduate level, but you’ll graduate with the same award and title as students on the standard three-year course.**More about this course**Our social work bachelor's degree with a foundation year will provide you with knowledge, skills and experience to enter or progress your career within the health and social care sector.The foundation year will equip you with valuable transferable skills that will help you succeed in any workplace – you’ll learn how to manage your workload, critically analyse information and improve your academic writing skills. During the foundation year, you’ll also complete a taster module in social work, so that you can prepare for more in-depth study of the subject in the subsequent three years of your course.Your foundation year will be shared with students from other specialisms studying a foundation year in the School of Social Professions. This will be the perfect opportunity to learn about other disciplines and exchange different perspectives on the topics you study.During your foundation year you’ll also complete a module in social work. This module will help you develop the necessary knowledge and skills that will give you an introduction to studying social work at undergraduate level. This module will also prepare you for the application process for the Social Work BSc (Hons) course. Upon successful completion of assessed group and written tests you will be put forward to the individual interview stage. If you pass this stage, you’ll join students on our Social Work BSc (Hons) course and study the same content and modules as them. If you are unsuccessful but pass all your modules, you can choose another course at the University, subject to meeting entry requirements.You are encouraged to attend an Open Day event if you have any queries and would like to speak to an academic member of staff.

Application deadline

15 January

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UCAS Points : 40


University information

London Metropolitan University

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    London Metropolitan University, Admissions Office, 166-220 Holloway Road, City of London, N7 8DB, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    53rd out of 83 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    105 60%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    86 86%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.85 77%



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