Study social work and social care

We're ranked No.2 in London for social work (Guardian University League table 2022).

Our social work courses are accredited by Social Work England, meaning once you graduate you can apply to register with Social Work England so you can start your career as a qualified social worker.

You'll gain hands-on experience of social work and a foundation in ethics, diversity, psychology, sociology, social policy and law. You'll also develop your skills in our award-winning Practice Learning Suite through simulated interactions with people with lived experience.

We have a wide range of placement opportunities throughout south-west London and Surrey including child care, youth justice, mental health, vulnerable adults settings, schools, drugs and substance misuse services.

If you're passionate about supporting children, young people and their families, our social pedagogy course could be ideal for you. You'll be taught an inclusive and holistic approach to wellbeing, learning and growth. This course is endorsed by the Social Pedagogy Professional Association (SPPA) and you'll graduate with the professional title of Social Pedagogy Practitioner.