A social work graduate can choose to specialise in areas such as:
  • children and families
  • criminal justice
  • mental health
  • community care
Social workers work in many different workplaces such as:
  • health and mental health facilities,
  • schools,
  • rehabilitation clinics,
  • private practice,
  • employee assistance programs,
  • correctional facilities,
  • private industry,
  • nursing homes,
  • domestic violence and homeless shelters,
  • child welfare agencies,
  • and community advocacy agencies.
Top UK Universities for Social Work:

1 Bristol
2 Bath
3 Dundee
4 Southampton
5 Robert Gordon
6 Hull
7 Birmingham
8 Nottingham Trent
9 Middlesex
10 Bradford
11 Huddersfield
12 Salford
13 De Montfort
14 Ulster
15 Anglia
15 Brunel
17 Liverpool John Moores
18 Northumbria
19 Leeds
20 Durham

Source: Times 2006

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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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