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Department of Social Work

Welcome to the Department of Social Work

The Social Work Department contributes to national and international knowledge development through research activities. Our research aims to inform social work knowledge, policy and principles and is an important part of our approach to teaching and learning. Click here for information on recent research presentations to the European Social Work Research Association Conference and the Joint Social Work Education and Research Conference (JSWEC).

Innovative Research Project- Black Female Professors Forum, Prof Anna Gupta.

Prof Anna Gupta is one of nine members of the Black Female Professors Forum co-leading a major research project funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) via the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Congratulations to BSc Social Science on Successful Completion of Year 1!

"The BSc Social Science course has us becoming critically stronger and learning multiple disciplines such as Sociology, Psychology, Criminology, Law, Politics, Ethics, and so many more all simultaneously. " - Aiman, BSc Social Science 2020

Please click above for more information about our BSc Social Science programme. 

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


Practice-based training with university-based learning