Because of the excellent reputation of the School of Social work our graduates are highly employable and our students go on to become first-rate practitioners, successful senior managers and distinguished academics including professors of social work.
The BA Social Work degree will equip you with a professional qualification and a body of knowledge and expertise that will enable you to pursue a wide range of exciting, rewarding and challenging careers within the social work profession.
Social workers may be employed in a variety of settings, including:
Local authority teams, for example with children and families, fostering and adoption, community mental health, disability or older people
the voluntary sector, with organisations such as NSPCC, Age UK, MIND
schools, health trusts or hospitals
private sector agencies, for example providing therapeutic residential care for children or adults.