Welcome to UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice – the centre of excellence for research, teaching and professional training in social policy, social work, equality studies and women studies. We offer diverse degree programmes at undergraduate and postgradute level, community outreach Certificate programmes, CPD modules, and research degrees in social work, social policy and social justice (PhD programmes).

Our research is interdisciplinary, international and influences policy and society. Teams and colleagues work on a range of topics (e.g. housing, family, child welfare, health care, migration, equality and women studies) and have received funding from prestigious sponsors (e.g. Irish Research Council, European Union).