Welcome to the School of Social PolicyDoctor of Social WorkSupport for international studentsInternational collaboration

The School of Social Policy have a long experience of welcoming students from all over the world. Over the years many students have successfully completed their degrees and enjoyed the experience of living and studying in the City of Birmingham.


Our research is ethically driven and deeply resonates with local, national and international issues.

Read more about research in the School of Social Policy


International scholarships are available to students from across the world.

Find out more about Scholarships for international students

An international City

Access to the most vibrant, multicultural city in the UK on your doorstep

Discover more about the diverse City of Birmingham

Collaboration map

Engage in a wide range of activities including collaboration in research and teaching.

Find out about our network of global partnerships

Foundation Academy

Birmingham Social Work Academy

Aimed at international students with an excellent academic record and willingness to study hard.

View the Social Policy undergraduate programmes


Our geographical location is one characterised by ethnic diversity and both urban and rural locations.

Hear what some of our international students think