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Social work

Social work is all about people. It’s an extremely rewarding and challenging profession.

Social work

Our social work course does much more than ‘what is says on the tin’.

You’ll be an integral part of our Centre for Social Work and Social Justice which is underpinned by activism, internationalism and research.  We’re proud to be champions of social justice and progression.  If you’re hard working, adaptable, honest and, above all, passionate about finding long-term solutions and supporting positive changes for children, adults and families, then welcome home.

When you choose to study with us, you'll gain more than just a qualification.  You'll be part of our learning community, and we've got plenty to offer. Check out our facilities, and find out more about the School of Health and Social Care here.
Why study here?
  • Our partnerships with placement providers ensure you gain effective high-quality training.
  • Our course meets both the HCPC Standards of Proficiency and the Professional Capabilities Framework for Social Work.
  • Gain in-depth experience through working with children, young people, adults, families and communities.
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Join our Centre for Social Work and Social Justice and you'll experience an engaging, stimulating environment in which to pursue your research interests.
Our Professional Doctorate courses lead to a specialist qualification that is appropriate if you are in, or aspiring to, a senior professional appointment in practiceeducation or management in health or social care.  We also offer PhD Social Work.

You may also be interested in our MA Professional Practice which includes advanced level analysis, professional or clinical reasoning around cases, therapeutic or other interventions and aspect or sequence of service delivery within the context of social work.

When you choose to study with us, you'll gain more than just a qualification.  You'll be part of our learning community, and we've got plenty to offer. Check out our facilities, and find out more about the School of Health and Social Care here. 

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Why study here?
  • Professional Doctorate qualification assesses your ability to perform at the level of 'expert' within your chosen field.
  • Study our Professional Doctorates flexibly between four and seven years.
  • Study through a combination of taught modules, work-based learning and original research through doctoral level dissertation.
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