Social Work

Overview

Students sit in a circle around their tutor during a group exercise and discussion.Our accredited MA Social Work is a taught Masters degree for graduates from relevant disciplines who are able to recognise the perspective of service users, their families and carers, and who can demonstrate a clear commitment to engaging with the complexity of contemporary social work.

Delivered alongside our partners in the Cheshire & Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership, practice learning is a key feature of the student experience. 170 days will be spent on placement, supported by 30 days of assessed social work practice skills across the two-year course.

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will gain eligibility to apply for registration with Social Work England as a qualified social worker.

Chat Online with our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager

If you’re interested in postgraduate study at Edge Hill University, you can chat online with Rachael Buckley, our Postgraduate Recruitment Manager.

Rachael will be online every Wednesday between 10am and 2pm to answer any questions you might have about our postgraduate courses, entry criteria or how to apply.

You are also welcome to get in touch with us via live chat at any other time, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, when our Course Enquiries team will be happy to assist you.

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Courses

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Facilities

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The Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine is one of the leading providers of education and training for health and social care professionals in the North West of England.

Offering some of the best facilities for health, social care and medicine students in the country, the outstanding teaching and learning resources include leading edge clinical skills facilities, an 860-seat lecture theatre, and a variety of teaching rooms and social learning spaces.

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Open Days and Virtual Events

A prospective student and her father visit the campus tour stand during an open day.If you are considering studying at Edge Hill University, the best way we usually recommend to gain an insight into the student experience is by attending an open day.

Our virtual open day pages offer the chance to discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and find out more about any subjects of interest, including social work, through a series of online activities.

You can view exclusive video content, including pre-recorded presentations about the University and our courses, take a virtual tour of the campus, and find out more about student life, accommodation and student support.

View our virtual open day pages 

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