Welcome to the Department

Department of Social Policy and Social Work (logo on Reception wall)

Home to Social Policy, Applied Social Science, Social Work, Criminology and Public Management

Preparing to Study: Meet other new students, Discover your subject, How the Department works

Campus-based students: Take a look at your Preparing to Study site on Yorkshare

Our staff during their video interview

Our staff and current students tell you more about their interests and their modules on the sites

A very warm welcome to new students who will be studying with us this Autumn. We are very pleased that you have chosen to study in the Department of Social Policy and Social Work and hope that your time with us will be successful and enjoyable. Take a look at the information below for new undergraduates, campus-based postgraduates and online Masters students:

Undergraduate

Undergraduate students in seminar

  1. Complete your University Enrolment.
  2. Visit the University Welcome pages.
  3. Visit your Preparing to Study site on Yorkshare, the Department's virtual learning environment, for Department information, activities and videos:
    • Log into Yorkshare with your University username at http://vle.york.ac.uk.
    • Go to the 'Preparing to Study...' site using the link in the left column.

Postgraduate (campus-based)

Postgraduate students in seminar

  1. Complete your University Enrolment.
  2. Visit your Preparing to Study site on Yorkshare to find out more about the Department:
    • Log into Yorkshare with your University username at http://vle.york.ac.uk.
    • Go to the 'Preparing to Study...' site using the link in the left column.

Postgraduate (online)

  • Welcome information