Social Work at Birmingham

Social Work is a professional, vocational programme leading to gain status as a qualified Social Worker – career that makes a real difference to the lives of individuals, families and communities. Our BA Social  Work programme was ranked 2nd out of 77 in Complete University Guide Rankings 2016 and a number of our students and alumni triumphed in the Social Worker of the year awards 2015.


A social work degree will enable you to develop important skills, knowledge and understanding of key areas of social work; including law, theories, methods and values. It will equip you with an understanding of evidence informed practice, making professional judgements, and the ability to employ a range of interventions and apply these in practice.