School of Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Policy, where our mission is ‘to understand the world – but also to change it’. This means carrying out high quality and relevant research, but then using this as a starting point for making a practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training, our policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media. 



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Posted 22 August 2016

The Student's Companion to Social Policy: 5th Edition

This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling 'Student's Companion to Social Policy' charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.

Posted 10 August 2016

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities

Posted 10 August 2016

Social Work at Birmingham tops Russell Group in the NSS 2016

Social Work at the University of Birmingham has had an impressive set of results from the latest National Student Survey (NSS 2016). We are ranked 1st in the Russell Group, outperforming a number of prestigious institutions, with a 97% student satisfaction rate.

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