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Care and Community

We’re proud of our national reputation for delivering high quality education for social care, the children and young people’s workforce, and community leadership and engagement.

Working closely with a wide range of stakeholders, the University of Central Lancashire is premised upon supporting and embedding the principles of social justice across all activities and making a significant contribution to ‘Creating Better Futures’. 

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Join us on campus for our Autumn Open Day on Sunday 16 October. Explore campus, discover our facilities and talk to academic staff and students about the courses you want to study at our Undergraduate Open Day.

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Why choose us?

  • Our strong industry links help you gain practical experience through undertaking placements, work experience and volunteering.

  • You can travel and study abroad to learn about care and community in other countries.

  • We have five research centres focusing on Social Work, Care and Community which means our teaching is research informed.
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Future careers and opportunities

We have long standing relationships with a wide range of agencies across the North West who provide and support work-based opportunities and placements for our students. These include community mental health and learning disability services, services working with offenders, domestic violence centres, homeless services, housing projects, women’s centres, youth centres and services, and older person services. These placements provide the springboard for your career to develop in these areas after graduation.

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