Social Work Bursary

The University currently has a limited number of Social Work Bursaries, which may be awarded to students on the Social Work BSc and Social Work MSc courses.

The bursary for the Social Work BSc is not income-assessed and does not need to be repaid. Eligible students will be able to receive this bursary in addition to their funding from Student Finance England.

The bursary for the MSc Social Work consists of income-assessed and non-income-assessed elements, and does not need to be repaid.

Please note: this bursary is currently being reviewed by the government – for the latest information please check the NHS Social Work Bursary website.

Eligibility criteria

  • You must be studying either the Social Work BSc and have progressed into your second year of study, or the Social Work MSc.
  • You must be a UK student. 

Restrictions and exemptions

Students on the Social Work BSc cannot receive the bursary until they enter their second year of study. 

How to apply

For students on the Social Work BSc, depending on your performance during your first year of study, your tutor will advise if you can apply for a Social Work Bursary, and the procedure for doing so.

Students on the Social Work MSc will be notified by the University if they have been allocated a bursary and how to apply for it.

Further information

Social Work Bursaries

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At a glance

Maximum value: Social Work BSc: £5,262.50
Social Work MSc: £4,052 tuition fee support; £7,963.50 maintenance support (extra allowances also available)
Open to: UK full-time students
Studying at level: Undergraduate
Postgraduate
The information on this page applies to students starting courses in these academic years (as indicated):

2016/17

2017/18