Social Work


Students gather round tables as they work in small groups during a seminar or tutorial.Offering extensive opportunities to gain real-life experience working with diverse groups of service users, our Social Work programmes prepare you for a rewarding career supporting individuals and their families and tackling some of society’s most complex problems.

You can study our 3-year accredited degree in Social Work and gain eligibility to register with Social Work England.

Alternatively, you may wish to apply for one of our 4-year integrated Masters degrees, accredited by both Social Work England and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), which enable you to achieve dual registration as a professionally qualified social worker and nurse.

All of our Social Work programmes are delivered alongside our partners in the Cheshire & Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership.

Student Views

Social Work in the News

EHU Insight on The Conversation


A student and her tutor have a one-to-one discussion in a classroom.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.

Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine 360 Virtual Tour

Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre 360 Virtual Tour

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 to see our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

Our October and November 2020 open days are going virtual. We will ensure that you can still discover everything that Edge Hill University has to offer and get answers to all of your questions. You will be able to find out more about social work and the University through a series of online activities.

Book your place at a virtual open day