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Department of Social Work and Social Care

Welcome to Social Work and Social Care

Social workers and children’s practitioners can support people by promoting their rights, challenging inequality, protecting people from abuse, and helping people to empower themselves.

We work alongside people during the most difficult points of their lives. You may support people at the end of their lives; explain to a six-year-old that s/he will be safe living with another family; support someone with poor mental health; a homeless young person; a pregnant woman with a learning disability who is fearful she will lose her baby.

Human Rights and Social Justice are at the heart of our programmes. If you would like to make a difference to people’s lives, a degree in Social Work may be for you.

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Explore our courses

Social Work Integrated Degree Apprenticeship

Designed to produce qualified practitioners who are eligible to apply for registration as a social worker with Social Work England. It provides a route for employees within social care aiming to take the next step in their career to practise as a social worker. The programme currently runs as a closed programme for employees of Bradford Council. However, the University is open to new partnerships with other organisations.

Find out more about the Social Work Integrated Degree Apprenticeship.

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