Studying at Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University offers a range of social work degree courses at both an undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The Social Work England accredited courses are:

  • BA (Honours) Social Work – a 3-year course where you will learn how to work with children, families and vulnerable adults who experience problems in their lives or whose actions cause problems for others and benefit from supervised practical work in a range of social work settings delivered through placements in relevant workplaces. This course consists of teaching and learning at University as well as on practice placements and skills days. We make sure your learning is up to date and informed by current research evidence.

  • MSW Social Work – 2-year Masters course where you will gain the knowledge, skills, methods, and values that inform social work. You will work with other professionals, service users and carers in practice placements across the social care sector, and experience and engage in a variety of learning activities aimed at developing you as a professional social worker.

SHU also support local authorities within Yorkshire and the Humber to deliver the Social Work Practice Degree Apprenticeship.