Careers and student profiles

A York Degree - the skills and knowledge for your career

Undertaking a degree in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work, whether you've just left school or are a mid-career professional, will provide you with invaluable insights, experiences and skills to inform your practice in whatever field you choose to develop your career. Our courses in applied social science, international development, public management, social policy and social work have led our students into a wide range of professions.

Take a look at the examples below which contain student profiles, our recommendations and details of how our programmes are designed to improve our students' employability.

You can also watch all our Applied Social Science and Social Policy careers videos on YouTube.