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Social Work & Social Policy


The School of Social Work & Social Policy carries out high quality, international-level research across a broad range of theoretical and empirical areas, with strong interdisciplinary aspects to research agendas across the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences and the wider University. The School provides a lively postgraduate environment. We're one of the largest providers of social work education in Scotland´╗┐.

The School has four main research areas: children, young people and families; health and wellbeing; criminal and social justice; citizenship and communities.

Social Work

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Social Policy

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