Social Work & Social Sciences

People are at the heart of both social work and the social sciences – two distinct areas offering diverse career prospects.

Often part of multidisciplinary teams, social workers support society's most vulnerable, from families through to those with disabilities. Applied social scientists study the way people live and its impact - opening doors in child care, health management, HR, the police, education and elsewhere.

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    Karen Alford

    The exciting highs and lows of a career change to Social Work

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  1. 15, December, 2015 Hundreds of north-east pupils celebrate completion of ‘Access To’ programme at RGU

    Access To Health Professions L-R Megan Karakus and Chloe Craighead

    More than 200 S5 and S6 pupils from across Aberdeen City and Shire have taken part in this year’s ‘Access To’ programme at RGU, which gives them a taste of university life.

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