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.


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.

Open Days

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.

You can tour the campus, including the halls of residence, with a student guide. There will also be opportunities to attend presentations and view subject facilities.

Alternatively, if you are unable to attend an open day, we offer a range of other events for prospective students, including monthly campus tours.

View open day dates and book your place