Make a difference to people's lives by choosing a career in social work, providing people with help, support and guidance when they need it and protecting vulnerable children and adults. On this social work degree, you split your study time between learning the latest knowledge and necessary skills at university, and then putting it into practice on professional work placements. You spend a total of 200 days working in professional settings and attending specialist skills days. Social Work key points: • Develop your knowledge, skills and experiences working in professional settings and attending specialist skills days. • Gain a complete view of social work, working alongside students and staff from related disciplines including occupational therapy and law and criminology. • Benefit from a huge range of expertise in one of the largest social work departments in the UK, learning from a team that includes practising social workers and service users. • Make connections and gain experience using our strong partnerships with care providers, charities and the justice system.