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Study Social Work, Education, and Community Wellbeing

The department of Social Work, Education, and Community Wellbeing provides a range of dynamic programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. 

Students can choose to study Primary Education, Health and Social Care, Childhood Studies, Guidance and Counselling, Occupational Therapy, and Social Work at pre-registration degree level. For those looking to embark on further study, we offer a wide range of postgraduate programmes in Social Work, Education, Occupational Therapy, and Health Management. We also offer specialised courses for Education with SEND inclusion, Autism MA and Education with Leadership and Management.

 



Why study Social Work, Education, and Community Wellbeing at Northumbria University?

  • Northumbria University is ranked 16th in the UK for Social Work (Guardian University League Table 2023) 
  • Northumbria University is ranked top 20 in the UK for Education (Complete University Guide, Subject League Table 2023). 
  • Guidance and Counselling at Northumbria has a 100% student satisfaction rate (NSS, 2022)  
  • Social Policy research at Northumbria is ranked 3rd in the UK for research power (REF, 2021), this is because the academics who will teach you have been producing impactful research. 
  • Northumbria University is ranked 6th in the UK for Occupational Therapy  (Complete University Guide, Subject League Table 2023). 

 

Personal and Professional Support

Student support is vital to success and this is achieved through personal and professional development planning which aims to increase curiosity and motivation for learning and self-development. At university, this is achieved by Personal Tutors, Practice Learning Teams, Learning Leaders (peer support) and through online networking with the wider professional community. Each student is supported though their individual learning journey through facilitation of lectures, small group seminars, practical teaching sessions and one-to-one tutorials. The programmes have been planned collaboratively with a range of stakeholders and this provides students with opportunities to learn with and from other students, through a process of inter-professional learning. We also have a growing international provision in the department with our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes which has been specifically designed for overseas students.

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Autism MA

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