Social Work (BA, MA/PGDIP)

- BA Social Work
- MA Social Work
- PGDIP Social Work

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 10:45am

Welcome from the Programme Lead and the whole staff team

MR1.16, Marston Road Site

10:45am - 11:15am

Tea/coffee and cookies break - all provided

MR1.16, Marston Road Site

11:15am - 1:00pm

Subject Co-ordinator sessions

BA students 

MR1.16, Marston Road Site

11:15am - 1:00pm

Subject Co-ordinator sessions

MA and PGDip students

MR1.18, Marston Road Site

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch break


2:00pm - 3:30pm

Welcome from the Department Head, Student Support Services and the Librarians

MRG.41, Marston Road Lecture Theatre, Marston Road Site 

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 11:00am


For all Freshers from 9:30am:

Live online

PG Freshers will then leave the above sessions and join the below at 10:15am:

Live online

11:30am - 12:30pm


Live online

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Database searching

MA/PGDip only

Live online

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Research Methods

MA/PGDip only

Live online

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 4:00pm

Various talks from organisations and societies, including:

  • BASW
  • Voices of Experience (VoE)
  • Social Work Society
  • Global Majority Collective
  • Student Support

Live online

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
9:30am - 10:15am

Session with Programme Lead on professionalism, Fitness to Practice and good luck with the course. 

MR1.25, Marston Road Site

10:45am - 11:30am

Academic Advising

On the day you will divided into three groups and will be told to go to either MR1.06, MR1/07 or MR1.08, Marston Road Site

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Presentation on teaching team’s research interests

MR1.25, Marston Road Site

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator (s) Emma Fisher and Martha Cadle
BA Subject Coordinator Liz Clarke
MA/PGDip Subject Coordinator Jody Bell
Programme Lead Jill Childs
Programme Administrator Tracey Barrett
Academic Liaison Librarian  Health Care Librarians


Student Support Coordinator Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9:00-16:00 

MR1/25a, Marston Road Site