Looking for a challenging yet hugely rewarding career? Qualify with us
Social workers engage with vulnerable individuals and groups across a wide spectrum, helping to improve their lives. As a social worker, you have the opportunity to undertake preventative and empowering work within different age groups who will have a variety of needs. Our accredited courses are ranked 1st amongst London competitors for overall score in Social Work by the Complete University Guide and The Guardian University League Tables 2023. We combine practice-based learning with lectures, seminars and workshops to build on your potential, giving you the skills and confidence you need to become qualified, competent social workers.
Why study Social Care at London South Bank University
Ranked 1st amongst London for Overall Score in Social Work (Complete University Guide League Tables & The Guardian University League tables 2023)
Number 1 for Social Work in the UK for value added (The Guardian University League Table, 2023)
We partner with a number of local authorities and charitable organisations to provide students with a wide range of placement opportunities to produce reflective practitioners who are ready to practice in the rapidly changing and developing world of social work
Claire Bates, alumna, PhD in Health and Social Care
Claire Bates completed a PhD in Health and Social Care at London South Bank University (LSBU), focusing on the experiences of partner selection and relationships for people with learning difficulties.
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