What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
ABB plus 3 months or 60 days related social care experience Whilst personal experience will be recognised, this will need to be alongside practice based experience. Does not need to be FT or achieved in one block but must show a sustained commitment.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 128 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers13%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial support£9,250
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses
The University of Birmingham has been providing social work education since 1908, as the oldest running social work education programme in the country, we are proud of our history and we are committed to continuing our work to raise professional social work standards and promote good practice. The Department has developed a reputation for delivering high quality teaching and learning which enables students to become critically reflective, research informed practitioners, as demonstrated by our recent ranking from the Complete University Guide as 2nd in the country for social work.
Steeped in history the University of Birmingham has a community campus vibe whilst being on the doorstep to the centre of the UK's second city. And because all students studying at Birmingham become automatic members of the Guild of Students you'll have many chances to develop skills outside of study, have fun, and meet like-minded people.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
What do the numbers say for
Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area