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Undergraduate Social Work courses

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Make a difference to people’s lives

Our BA Social Work degree will prepare you for many fields, sectors and job prospects. You will also have the opportunity to register as a professional social worker.

Why study social work at the University of Birmingham?

As a leading centre for social work, we focus on fundamental professional principles including a commitment to human rights and social justice. You will learn not only from world-leading academics but first-hand from service users, carers and practitioners. And our multidisciplinary approach, our established links with employers and our high-quality work placements will support you in building your skills and confidence throughout your degree and beyond.