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.

Call our Clearing hotline

Our Clearing hotline is now open and will remain open all summer. Places available on courses are often very popular, so don't wait – call us if you already have your results or as soon as you get them.

Call us on 0800 0483 334 (or +44 20 8328 1149 if you are calling from outside the UK) and speak to our friendly and knowledgeable hotliners who will be able to provide information on the courses we have available and will guide you through your options.

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