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Social Work Courses at Northumbria

Safeguard Your Society.


43rd in the UK for Social Work courses.
*Complete University Guide 2021.


In Social Work and Community Wellbeing we have particular strengths in working with children and their families, mental health and wellbeing. Our expert teaching team, drawn from a range of professional and research backgrounds, works with our students to help them reach their full potential and equip them to enter a range of professional roles focused on children, adults, families and communities.

We offer work placements; a great way to build your confidence in essential skills and gain valuable first-hand experience in the workplace, helping you to stand out to graduate recruiters. We offer study abroad which is a fantastic way to broaden your cultural awareness, gain experience of a different academic environment, and develop a range of skills which enhance your employability.


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The Big Issue names NU academic as one of the UK's Top 100 Changemakers.

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Lets Get Social


To get inspired check out our gallery below of our social work students social posts to find out what it’s like to be part of the Northumbria community!

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