University of East London

Course Introduction

UEL is the principal social work training provider in East London. Our placements are situated around this region. Surveys show that graduates from our programme are well'placed to gain employment in professional social work posts. Students particularly value studying in a diverse multi'cultural context where there are opportunities to benefit from a range of placement experiences. As a student you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge through undertaking observations, exploring case studies and developing and reflecting on your own practice. We take a variety of approaches to teaching and learning throughout the programme.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • CRB check required
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate
  • International Baccalaureate 25

Key Course Information

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69% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 62%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 78%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 68%

75% Go on to work and/or study

In work 70
Studying 5
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 15
Unknown 15

23% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 96%

Total Practical: 4%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation