Careers and employability

The objectives and format of the course (including exposure to diverse practice settings) means that ADVANCES graduates will be equipped to work in senior social work roles in a wide range of settings, including social services, social welfare, international development and non-governmental organisations.  Expected career paths include:

  • Advanced case worker – working with complex cases and very marginalised groups
  • Policy and strategy – develop social sector procedures, guidelines and policies
  • Project development – create and implement social service projects
  • Applied research – design and carry out research into social issues and the effectiveness of social services
  • Stakeholder partnership – build networks and collaboration, especially to raise the voice of service users