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Social Work

What do Social Work graduates do?

Learning about what Social Work graduates have gone on to do can be a great way of coming up with ideas for your own career.

Social Work

Of 2015 Social Work graduates in full time work, 93% were in graduate level work six months after graduation. 

Jobs: Which jobs do they do?

2015 Social Work graduates went on to become:

  • Social workers
  • Welfare and housing associate professionals 
  • Educational support assistants
  • Leisure and sports managers
  • Probation officers
  • Public services associate professionals
  • Social services managers and directors
  • Youth and community workers


Discover what Social Work graduates from other universities went on to do. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2016 Social Work graduates worked with these employers:

  • Bracknell Forest Council
  • Ealing Council
  • Essex County Council
  • Hammersmith Childrens Services
  • Haringey Council
  • Islington Local Authority
  • London Borough Of Camden
  • London Borough Of Havering
  • London Borough Of Hounslow
  • Medway Community Healthcare
  • Merton Council
  • Reading Borough Council
  • Royal Borough Of Greenwich
  • Surrey County Council
  • Thurrock Council
  • West Sussex County Council
  • Westminster City Council


Discover who Social Work graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.


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