The School of Applied Social Studies is a multi-disciplinary department incorporating Corporate Social Responsibility, Psychology, Social Sciences and Social Work.

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate and continuous professional development courses in a stimulating and supportive environment. 

We are extremely proud of our graduate employment record and our working partnerships with numerous agencies and service users. Our courses are underpinned by excellence in teaching and scholarly activity. This is confirmed by recent accolades:

  • Ranked 3rd in Scotland for Social Work – Guardian University Guide 2017
  • 100% student satisfaction for BA (Hons) Social Work - Unistats 2016
  • Top 10 for Social Work - Complete University Guide League tables 2017

Courses

Courses

Use our course information to compare content, check accreditations and find out more about work placements.

Staff

Staff

Find out more about our team of academics and support staff.

Facilities

Facilities

Both social work and social science students enjoy access to state-of-the-art facilities at Garthdee, including extensive library and IT resources.

Research

Research

Our engagement with academic and public sector stakeholders in local, national and international issues underpins our research activity.

Placements and Professional Links

Placements and Professional Links

Placements allow students to build on the skills they have developed while studying and use them in a real world situation.

News and Events

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The latest news and events from the School of Applied Social Studies