The department offers a range of up-to-date employment focused professional and academic courses for undergraduate, postgraduate and professional students.

Our MA Social Work course is approved by the Health and Care Professions Council and therefore individuals who successfully complete the course will be eligible to apply for registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. 


  • BA (Hons) Social Work
  • BA (Hons) Health and Social Care

Postgraduate and Professional

  • MA Advanced Social Work Practice
  • MA Social Work (January 2019 entry)
  • MA Public Health

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The Department has considerable experience of delivering a range of relevant and academically rigorous subjects at undergraduate, postgraduate, and professional level. A range of student-centred teaching and learning approaches are used to reflect the division's teaching philosophy – that theory underpins practice and practice underpins theory.

The Department of Social Work and Health has a high proportion of mature students, many of whom combine study on a part-time basis with employment and other responsibilities.