Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Students clamour to join social work degree courses - 09/02/2010 - Community Care‏

More students want to study social social work in the UK

Applications for the social work degree in the UK have shot up by 41% this year, according to universities admissions body UCAS. Some 52,000 people applied to enter the full time undergraduate course starting in 2010 -11, up from 37,000 in 2009. Applications for the foundation degree in social work also rose by more than half to 13,800.
Social work is now the tenth most popular subject out of more than 180, while nursing came top of the list with nearly 95,000 applicants. The leap in applications to the social work degree follows two national recruitment campaigns in England.


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