Ranked 6th for social work in The Complete University Guide 2020, the School of Social Work has earned an international reputation as one of the top centres of social work education and research in the UK.
The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) rank UEA 4th (Times Higher Education) in the country for overall research in Social Work and Social Policy, with 90% of our research ranked “world-leading” or “internationally excellent”.
We combine teaching that emphasises relationship-based and evidence informed practice combined with excellent placement opportunities. We make sure you have the chance to apply the theory you learn and become skilled and confident social workers. You can access our award-winning facilities and resources, including placements that can lead on to excellent and varied career opportunities.