Social work and social care

Whether you're studying abroad at Sussex for a semester or year, you can browse our social work and social care modules below, and if you're unsure what to study, follow our top tips for how to choose a module.

Student in a seminar at the University of Sussex

Browse our modules

You can see our full list of social work and social care modules below.

Year 1

Year 2

Not sure how to choose?

Follow our top tips for choosing your modules. You can also find out about our teaching structure, assessment process and how your credits transfer back to your home institution.

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Find out how to apply

Which school will I study in?

You'll study in the Department of Social Work and Social Care which is part of the School of Education and Social Work. 

Social Work at Sussex combines theory with practical experience and our teaching methods draw on our research expertise and cutting-edge knowledge.

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Our social work and social care research

Our researchers are helping children's development and improving their life chances.

Our research influences the way we teach, and you learn from academics at the forefront of their fields.

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Contact us

If you are studying at Sussex for a semester or year and have questions, email

 *Dependent on the module/s studied **Including the Centres for Innovation and Research in Wellbeing, Social Work Innovation and Research and Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth ***With East Sussex County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council and the University of Brighton  ****(Our campus is nine minutes by train from Brighton & Hove) survey by accommodation providers Student Living by Sodexo. Rankings based on full undergraduate degree at Sussex.

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