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Social Work

The Department of Social Work welcomes new students

Welcome to the Department of Social Work In the School of Law and Social Sciences.

We are a vibrant community of students, academics, practitioners and the Insight network of service users and carers, people who use and/or support others to use social work and social care services. Our student community ranges from Bsc Social Science undergraduates and pre-qualifying MSc Social Work to experienced practitioners undertaking MSc in Advanced Practice modules and PhD/Professional Doctorate students.

Celebrating Black History and the Black Lives Matter movement

Celebrating and marking the Black Lives Matter movement and world-shaping black influencers - Gaverne Bennett, MSc social work student, creates a new 2020 edition of groundbreaking black history timeline charts. July 2020.


Mental health research is racist, what are we all going to do about it?

Forthcoming -  Mental Health Question Time webinar featuring Prof Frank Keating, Department of Social Work, School of Law & Social Sciences. November 2020.

One of the largest providers of postgraduate social work training in the South East


Practice-based training with university-based learning