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Social Work

Social Work

Studying Social Work at Buckinghamshire New University (BNU) can give you the skills to help vulnerable people and make a positive change for the good of all.

We teach you about the positive effects of social work, how it is applied in a real environment and your responsibilities using the skills you have gained.  

Social work is a rewarding sector and graduates are an essential part of it. By gaining a qualification from us our graduates have gone onto many different roles in public and private careers.

If you love the idea of making a real difference to the wellbeing of yourself and others, or just need to top up your skillset, there is a place for you in our school.

We offer an inter-disciplinary master’s course in Child Protection and Adult Safeguarding. You’ll gain a unique perspective of how to improve the lives of vulnerable service users, working with students from different backgrounds such as social work, nursing, medicine, criminology and social policy.

Take a look at our Social Work courses
Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?

Our lecturers have excellent practice experience to bring your learning to life and ensure theory is consistently linked to practice.

Whether you undertake a degree or master's with us, our courses will support you in gaining both fundamental and higher-level skills.

You can leave BNU qualified to safeguard adults and children as part of a multi-disciplinary team and be registered with professional regulatory bodies such as Social Work England.

We believe in understanding the underlying causes behind key issues by evaluating our society, our psychology, social policy, laws and ethics combined with the hard skills for daily work in a demanding yet rewarding profession.

Come to an open day to find out more about our programmes, meet our specialist tutors and chat to current students.
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