36 months
15000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Social Work (Hons) from Edge Hill University provides the knowledge, skills and expertise to practice successfully in any field of social work, whether with children and families or in the varied field of adult social work, including mental health.  


Social Work (Hons) from Edge Hill University ensures graduates can work effectively in the multidisciplinary environment of contemporary social work and emphasises the application of theory in real-world settings. You will develop the values and skills required to engage meaningfully with the realities of contemporary social work and be taught by staff with extensive experience of professional practice. Upon graduation you will be eligible to apply for registration with Social Work England.


A Social Work degree presents you with a range of career opportunities working with children, adults and their communities. You will be able to apply to work within the statutory, voluntary, private and independent sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Life Course Development
  • Social Work Law, Policy and Practice
  • Engagement, Relationships and Interaction in Professional Practice
  • Social Work and Society
  • Theory, Research and Critical Practice with Adults

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS Code:L500
  • Typical offer 120 UCAS Tariff points, plus GCSE English Language at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent). No specific subjects are required but it is desirable to have studied Psychology or Sociology.
  • Eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application.
  • An interview, presentation, group discussion and written test form part of the selection process.
  • A Level: BBB;
  • BTEC Extended Diploma (or combination of BTEC QCF qualifications): Distinction, Distinction, Merit (DDM);
  • T Level: Overall grade of Merit;
  • International Baccalaureate (IB): We are happy to accept IB qualifications which achieve the required number of UCAS Tariff points;
  • Access to Higher Education Diploma: 45 credits at Level 3, for example 24 credits at Distinction and 21 credits at Merit. The required total can be attained from various credit combinations.
  • English Language Requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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