Social Work Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Birmingham - - - - - - Birmingham online Part-time
University of the West of Scotland - - - - - - Paisley online Part-time
The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester online Full-time
The University of Manchester - - - - - - Manchester online Full-time
The Open University 100% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 84% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 78% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 82% - 3% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 100% - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Social Work

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28232 £24030 £26245
25-75 percentile range £24467 - £31397 £16167 - £29504 £17741 - £33083

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £28160 £21891 £25652
25-75 percentile range £24809 - £30766 £15708 - £26300 £18359 - £31165

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Social Work

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Social Work who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Social Work who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Social Work (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Social Work at Anglia Ruskin University

80% Welfare Professionals
10% Caring personal services
5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Social Work in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Social Work

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Social Work studies:
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)

The median salary of graduates of Social Work was £28232 15 months after graduation, £24030 3 years after graduation and £26245 5 years after graduation.

Social Work (Scotland) (graduate entry) (Q50) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 8 respondents.