Social work

Undergraduate courses starting in 2019

Social workers work with individuals and families to help improve their lives. They act as advocates, and direct people to the services they may need.

Social work is a profession that is centred around people. You will learn how to support a wide range of people in diverse and complex situations. You’ll develop professional capabilities in respect of social work knowledge, values and skills.

Professionally qualified social workers work in multidisciplinary environments to empower individuals, families and communities within society.


Social Work and Applied Social Studies BSc


The awards, accolades and league table rankings for this subject.

‘I feel really confident that having studied at the University of Bath I am prepared to go out into the world of social work.’
Alison Walker BSc (Hons) Social Work and Applied Social Studies (2013)