Social Work

Warrington Campus

The Department of Social Work is situated within the Faculty of Health and Social Care and offers a range of qualifying and post-qualifying courses.

The department is placed in the top ten in the Guardian league table for social work courses

Academic Programme

The department offers the following provision;

The department also delivers the MA/PG Dip Applied Mental Health Practice programme which qualifies specified professionals to become an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). Social workers who successfully complete this programme are eligible to be awarded a PQ Higher Specialist Social Work Award. This programme includes the Approved Mental Health Professional training. 

New to the department from September 2014, is the BA (Hons) in Health and Social Care.  Our programme not only provides learners with access to diverse employment options in the health and social care sector, but will directly provide access to existing MA provision at the University of Chester. These include MAs in Social Work; Psychology and Counselling; Art Therapy; Management Studies; Professional Education; Public Health; and Applied Sciences.

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