Your future career
How to become a Social Worker
Choose from Social Work and Care degrees including undergraduate, Masters and PhD courses.
How do you tell a child the reason they’ve been removed from their family without causing more trauma? How do you support a couple living with HIV to adopt or foster? Would you like to develop the skills to support older people who face barriers accessing services?
Social Work at Sussex combines theory with practical experience. You’ll learn to improve the quality of people’s lives.
We’ve built partnerships over years of collaboration with local organisations. As a core part of your undergraduate or Masters qualification, you’ll undertake practice learning placements. You’ll learn to uphold high-quality professional standards and develop leadership skills.
Our teaching methods draw on our cutting-edge research. You’ll graduate understanding the realities of practice in a supportive and caring environment.
Could there be a better place to be a student than our beautiful campus? Nestled in the South Downs National Park, we’re just nine minutes from one of the UK’s most iconic cities.
To get a picture of life on our campus and the excitement of being in the city of Brighton, take our virtual tour.