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 to gain an insight into the student experience is to discover our stunning campus for yourself by attending an open day.

While we are still taking bookings for upcoming open days, our August 2020 open day may become a virtual event. We want to ensure that you are still able to discover what Edge Hill University has to offer and get answers to all of your questions, if it is not possible to visit our campus.

We will continue to carefully monitor government advice regarding events and communicate any changes and all key information to anyone who books to attend. This page will also be updated with further information as soon as it is available.

View open day dates and book your place