Social Work

Welcome to Social Work

If you’re looking to study a rewarding subject, where you can make a big difference in people’s lives, study a social work degree at the University of Bolton. 

Our courses combine theory with placements and ongoing skills development, so that you graduate as a confident and experienced professional, ready to take on your dream career. 

As a university, we are proud to place our students first and to be awarded number one in the North West for student satisfaction by The Complete University Guide 2020. We look forward to providing a positive student experience for you.

The University of Bolton has opened a Social Work Centre for the people of Bolton. The centre will be operated by Social Work students, supported by qualified professionals, providing a free service for members of the public based in the University’s Queens specialist building on Queen Street, Farnworth.

For appointments, please complete our enquiry form.


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Courses

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BA (Hons) Social Work
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
120
UCAS Points

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BA (Hons) Social Work (Degree Apprenticeship)
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
120
UCAS Points

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MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24 months
Duration

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MA Social Work
Full-time
Mode of study
2 years
Duration

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MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

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Mental Health Awareness for Social Workers: 5 Tips for Happiness

05 May 21

The role of social workers is often focused on the wellbeing of others, but how can they make sure they take care of themselves at work?

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Microvolunteering (and its Impact on Human Society)

14 Apr 21

Acts of kindness can change the world…here’s how you can get involved for Microvolunteering Day this April 15th!

There are so many reasons to help others, and every year on April 15th

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Staying on Top of your Game – Why Self-Care is Important as a Social Worker

09 Feb 21

Staying on Top of your Game – Why Self-Care is Important as a Social Worker

As a social worker you spend the majority of your time helping others and it can be easy to forget to look after yourself in the midst o...

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Benefits of Personal Development and Social Worker Training

25 Nov 20

The University of Bolton’s MSc Social Care, Health and Wellbeing course can help you take a step up on the career ladder if you are an ambitious care worker looking to mo...

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Degrees in Social Work: There Are Still Spaces Left

08 Sep 20

There’s still time to apply for a course in Social Work at the University of Bolton. We have many courses that are still taking applicants at this late stage in the process, and you can still en...

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Get Inspired. Study BA Education and Learning at the University of Bolton

27 Aug 20

Do you have a passion for teaching? Then you might want to study at the university ranked Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality in the The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.

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