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School of Applied Social Sciences

Social Work

Studying Social Work at Durham University gives you the advantage of working in a multidisciplinary setting that includes sociology, social policy, youth and community work, and sports. We provide postgraduate studies at Masters and doctoral levels that will prepare you to deal with some of the most difficult social problems faced by contemporary societies. You will be taught by a staff group at the forefront of the discipline locally, nationally and internationally.

The teaching offered at Durham strives for excellence amongst the practitioner-students that complete its professional programmes and is embedded within a strong value system that promotes social justice in the locality and globally.Studying social work at Durham University will enable you to participate in learning about leading developments in the discipline, gain practice confidence by working with a range of academics, practitioners and service users, and contribute to improving the quality of life of those in need.