If you’re ready to make that kind of a difference, these hands-on, employed focused degrees will help you master the field’s theories and principles, and then apply them beyond the classroom – with people, individually and collectively.
Through work-based learning and teaching from qualified experts in the areas of social work and social care, our undergraduate courses will help you build the knowledge and skills to confidently work in partnership with people often going through particular challenges in their lives.
Employability is a key focus and our specialist staff bring years of experience of working and researching in the Health and Social Care sector and support our graduates achieving careers in social work, social care, mental health, youth work, policing, teaching, nursing and health promotion.
Designed to sharpen your skills and deepen your knowledge, our courses are notable for their focus on professional practice and subject expertise. You will be supported in focusing on, and specialising in, specific areas of practice through critical consideration of a range of concepts including power, law, social justice and human rights.
Sociology, social policy and psychology also inform our offer and we are proud to work collaboratively with employers, students, service users and carers in designing course materials to ensure they are effective and contemporary.
Our courses will open up a wide range of opportunities in professionally qualifying youth work, education, social and health services, youth justice, and many other areas of support work.
Our Research Groups and Centres
Work, Well-Being and Performance
The Work, Well-being and Performance research group focuses on im-proving the health and well-being, working lives, and productivity of individuals, teams, and organizations.
Centre for Public Health and Health Systems
Our research aims for excellence and impact, with a focus on continuing the research themes of our existing partnerships: community engagement, health promotion and prevention, and primary care through investing in teaching, research training and placement opportunities.
Around 220,000 emergency department visits each year are from people who have self-harmed. Aside from the impact on the individual, these visits place a significant cost on health care services and an emotional burden on staff. Our research is geared to new strategies that support people who self-harm and understanding their motivations. Young people, adults in secure psychiatric facilities and offenders
Intelligent Care Guidance and Learning Services Platform for Informal Carers of the Elderly (iCarer)
The iCarer project will develop a personalized and adaptive platform to offer informal carers support by means of monitoring activities of daily care, as well as their psychological state, and providing an orientation to help them improve the care provided.
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