Department of Social Work and Social Care

Welcome to the Department of Social Work and Social Care, which is based in the School of Social Policy. As the oldest running social work education programme in the country established in 1908, we are proud of our history and we are committed to continuing our work to raise professional social work standards and promote good practice.

Study Social Work

Study Social Work

Discover more about our undergraduate, postgraduate and postqualifying programmes.

Research

Research

Read about our research projects in the department of Social Work and Social Care.

Staff

Staff

Find an academic member of staff in the department.

Professional development

Professional development

Courses for those working in leadership and management, children and families and community justice.

News

Posted 25 September 2017

Researcher wins British Journal of Social Work Prize

Dr Lisa Morriss, Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Birmingham has been awarded the BASW Kay McDougall British Journal of Social Work Prize for an article looking at the newly created role of the Approved Mental Health Professional.

Also in 'Department of Social Work and Social Care'