Social Work at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

Ready to make a difference? Train as a social worker to help people and their families. With support from our experienced team and guest lecturers, you’ll prepare for this rewarding role and gain eligibility to register with Social Work England. Social work is demanding, but rewarding. Every day you’ll face different challenges, working in diverse communities and helping individuals with complex needs. Delivered alongside our partners in the Cheshire & Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership, this social work course prepares you for a career in the field of your choice. This could involve supporting families and children, or in adult social work, including mental health. We’ll show you how to communicate and empathise with individuals from a range of communities and backgrounds. This is an essential skill for working in the multidisciplinary environments common in modern social work settings. Across your three years, you’ll complete 30 on-campus skills development days to improve your practice. You’ll be taught by a team of qualified and registered social workers, including approved mental health practitioners. Listen to their stories and learn from their expertise about interventions, perspectives and settings. The programme is underpinned by Social Work England’s professional standards for social work education and training and by reference to the British Association of Social Work’s Code of Ethics and other requirements. After graduation, you can register with Social Work England which you will need to do in order to practice as a social worker.


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Assessment method

The programme utilises a range of assessment methods which emulate the demands of real-life practice. These include writing essays and reports, delivering presentations, undertaking text analysis, working in small groups/teams, preparing a portfolio of evidence, completing assessment documents, using video/audio diaries, engaging in role plays and sitting exams. Appropriately registered and qualified professionals, in conjunction with university staff, assess your practice learning.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Social Work England

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Social Work at Edge Hill University - UCAS