Welcome to Social Work @ Keele!

A long established and well respected institution for social work education.

The quality of teaching and learning at Keele has been widely acknowledged externally.  As one of the top 1.75% Universities globally according to The Times Higher, Keele was voted second in the UK by current students in the 2013 National Student Survey for overall student satisfaction: our teaching in social work is consistently viewed as high quality by our students.  Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in social work have around 30 students per year, enabling us provide high quality teaching and learning tailored to your needs suggest something in here about the small groups allowing for a supportive and personalized learning environment.  When you have completed the course at Keele our strong reputation with employers increases your likely of obtaining the social work career of choice; in 2012 93% of Keele graduates found employment on completion of their studies.

Studying social work@Keele is vibrant and lively, with our strong network of agency partners that provide high quality practice experiences and our wide ranging international links, some overseas placements are possible as well as participation in a social work summer school in Finland.

The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise graded 65% of our research activity as  “internationally excellent” in terms of originality, significance and rigour: we are in the top 12 universities for research in social work and social policy in the UK.

All this is available to you at Keele and a very beautiful campus, details of the courses we offer: 

BA (Hons) Social Work

MA in Social Work (full-time)

Professional Doctorate in Social Work

The part-time Professional Doctorate in Social Work, builds on the established and very successful BA (Hons) Social Work and MA Social Work to provide a specialist route for social work & social policy professionals: click for details