We work with local and international partners on all our teaching programmes to make sure that our teaching reflects our commitment to social work values, ethics and social justice.
We provide a range of educational opportunities for both intending and qualified social workers, at both undergraduate and postgraduate level (BSc, MSW, MSc by Research, PG Certificate and PhD).
Through our wide-ranging portfolio of research and knowledge exchange activities, we seek to impact on both the social work policy and practice communities, locally and internationally.
Find out more about our team of academics, PhD students and professional services colleagues.
We are based in the Chrystal Macmillan Building on George Square at the heart of the central campus.
University of Edinburgh Social Work expert contributes to the national multi-agency Domestic Homicide Review Model for Scotland
Professor John Devaney, Centenary Chair of Social Work at the University of Edinburgh, has written a new paper to inform the development of Scotland’s model for reviewing domestic abuse-related homicides in Scotland.
New report finds backing for Bairns Hoose project to improve children’s experiences of justice, child protection, health and recovery services
University of Edinburgh social work researchers have released a new report examining professionals’ views about how children and families who have been through abuse and neglect are experiencing justice, child protection, health and recovery services in Scotland.
University agrees partnership with India’s Rajagiri College of Social Sciences to strengthen social work research and teaching links
The University of Edinburgh has signed a new memorandum of understanding with India’s Rajagiri College of Social Sciences that will create new opportunities for Social Work students and staff across research and learning and teaching.
Workshop: Creativity in Social Work Practice Learning
Drawing on practical tools from the book “Creative Approaches to Social Work Practice Learning”, Aisha will deliver a one-hour workshop demonstrating how creativity can enrich learning within a social worker-student relationship.