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Course overview

We offer an exciting and stimulating three-year degree that, on completion, leads to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a qualified social worker. This course enables you to develop your knowledge, skills and values and demonstrate your professional capability. You will need to be hard working, adaptable, honest and, above all, passionate about finding long-term solutions and supporting positive changes for children, adults and families in the future.


If you have any enquiries about the course content, please use these contact details for Social Work and Interprofessional Education.

September 2019
Full-time - BA (Hons)
  • Warrington Campus
3 Years

Why Study Social Work with us?

You will study and prepare yourself for a professional career with a supportive and qualified core staff team. As well as excellent Learning Resources and Student Support and Guidance provision at the University, staff on the course have a wide range of specialisms and expertise.

You will be provided with frequent opportunities to discuss issues that arise in learning about social work in small discussion groups/action learning sets with other students.

Experienced practice teachers and assessors are committed to your personal and professional development.

Distinguished scholar Dr Gurnam Singh is a Visiting Professor of Social Work here at the University of Chester. Find out more about Dr Singh’s work

Warrington Campus

Warrington Campus

The Warrington Campus provides a close-knit community, innovative courses, and a strong focus on employability and transferable skills.

The campus has a range of specialist training, academic and leisure facilities across its 30-acre site. It is home to the North West Media Centre, the Warrington School of Management, dedicated police training facilities and practical nursing workspace.

With the Department of Sport and Community Engagement on site you can enjoy superb sports facilities for academic, recreational and competitive use such as an astro-turf pitch, fitness suite, running track and sports hall which hosts a variety of fitness classes. We’re also the training base for local Rugby League team Warrington Wolves.

Outside of the classroom, open-access computer labs and the £2.3million learning resource centre and library are available for all students.

On-site catering options include a Starbucks outlet, the Terrace Café Bar and our Garden Dining Rooms. After hours you can relax in the Students’ Union bar and club Twenty10.

Following £12million of investment the Warrington Campus combines the best of long-established university traditions with modern developments.

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Events in October and November for Undergraduate study.

Health and Social Care Admissions

Open Days 2018

Visit us at an Open Day and find out what it's really like to study at the University of Chester.

Chester Dates

  • Saturday 27th October
  • Wednesday 14th November

Warrington Dates

  • Saturday 20th October

Shrewsbury Dates

  • Saturday 20th October
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