Social Work

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

University of Bolton

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

University of Bolton

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

University of Bolton

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

University of Bolton

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

University of Bolton

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

University of Bolton

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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The University of Bolton's social work courses help you prepare for a variety of careers, including end of life.

What skills does a social worker need?

13 Sep 21

Social workers focus on providing the necessary support to enable vulnerable people to retain independence and quality of life.Life experiences, illness and injury can make it more challenging for us to undertake everyday tasks. T...

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.

How Social Workers can change the futures of young people

10 Sep 21

Working for the community is a rewarding job, whether you’re a volunteer or full-time worker, it always feels good to help other people. For frontline social workers, helping others is their first priority, whether that be assisting a ...

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Make a difference to your community with BA (Hons) Social Work

10 Sep 21

Making a difference in the world is something many people try and do. One way you can help others is by becoming a social worker.This rewarding role in communities will have you working with families and individuals who need some ...

Self-Care as a Social Worker (Undergrad + Postgrad) - Uni of Bolton

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

10 Sep 21

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 of it all. A social work career is a challenging one and can often be incredibly consuming, but if you...

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Why the World Needs Social Workers & Care Workers

12 Aug 21

Do you love helping others? Social work or social care roles could be your calling…it’s not too late to apply for a degree! The role of social...

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Career Talk: The Real Pros and Cons of Social Work

02 Aug 21

Want to be a social worker? Here we give you the seriously honest pros and cons of serving communities and helping those who are vulnerable. Social work can move mountains, but it takes...

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