University subject profile: social work
How to find practical solutions to protect vulnerable people. Includes community studies and legal obligations
What you’ll learn
If it’s your passion to help children from disadvantaged backgrounds, people with learning difficulties, those in the criminal justice system or other vulnerable people, this could be the degree for you. These courses will give you the knowledge and skills you need to support those most at risk in our society.
Time in the classroom will be spent looking at the theory behind the practice, and exploring when and why social workers get involved in people’s lives. You’ll touch on the psychological, sociological and social policy perspectives of social work.