Birmingham City University Social Work

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Birmingham City University Social Work

This course offers high quality social work training, paving the way for you to work with vulnerable children, families and adults. Birmingham City University’s social work degree will help you become a social worker who can make a difference to society.

Birmingham City University is among the largest providers of social workers in the UK. Our Social Work BSc (Hons) Degree is approved by the Health and Care Professionals Council (the independent regulator for England) and endorsed by the College of Social Work and is well known for producing excellent practitioners capable of operating in local authority, voluntary or private settings.

What’s covered in the course?

Our specially-designed degree will give you the skills and knowledge you need to make a difference to people’s lives as a professional and registered social worker.

You will learn about the social work profession and the needs of the people social workers support. We link theory and practice through a combination of academic learning and on the job placement opportunities.

You will gain first hand insight into a wide range of issues you will face in social work practice, such as the care needs of vulnerable practice, homelessness, domestic violence, substance misuse, mental health problems, and the abuse of vulnerable people.

Through expert teaching and quality placements relevant to the social work profession you’ll learn to understand different service user group needs and the skills needed to safeguard the wellbeing of vulnerable people.

This social work degree course is among the most innovative of its kind, placing you where you will benefit the most – among the people and communities you will go on to support.

“Some of my colleagues envy the teaching we received at Birmingham City University when they hear what we covered.”
Taiwona Kanjanda