Social Work & Criminology

Welcome to the Department of Social Work and Criminology at the University of Pretoria.

For students who would like to study in South Africa, the University of Pretoria offers hands-on and comprehensive programmes in Social Work and Criminology.

The fields of social work and criminology deal with the impact of social problems that emerge from people’s interaction with their environment. Social problems, such as crime, child abuse, and HIV and AIDS, affect people of all socio-economic spheres and of all age groups. The Department of Social Work and Criminology at the University of Pretoria is committed to training students, conducting research and engaging in community activities in order to respond to the constantly changing needs of different groups in society.

If you have any questions or queries regarding these programmes, please do not hesitate to contact us.






Specialised MA programmes in Social Work


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