Social Work and Interprofessional Education

Riverside Campus, Chester or Warrington Campus

Social Work offers a range of qualifying and post-qualifying courses, which are locally and nationally recognised due to innovative teaching methods, participative research and consistent high scores gained with the National Student Survey.

Interprofessional Education offers a wide-ranging profile of courses, designed to promote interprofessional learning through specific clinical and educational programmes. The department is responsive to learners' needs and has extensive expertise in assisting practitioners gain academic credit through Accreditation of Prior (inc Experiential) Learning.

Academic Programme

The following courses are delivered through the department;

Advanced Oral Health Sciences (FdSc)*

Applied Mental Health Practice (MA)  - delivered in partnership with Cheshire Approved Mental Health Professional Partnership

Cancer Care (PG Cert)

Doctor of Professional Studies (D. Prof) in Health and Social Care

Endodontology (MSc) - delivered in partnership with simplyendo

Health and Social Care (BA)

Oncology for Health and Social Care Practitioners (PG Cert)

Professional Education (MEd)

Professional Education (PG Cert)

Professional Studies (MSc)

Restorative Dentistry (MSc) - delivered in partnership with Red Square

Social Work (BA)

Social Work (PG Dip/MA)

*subject to validation


Key Department Contacts


The Head of Department is Julie Bailey-McHale; or 01244 512271.

The Deputy Head of Department for Social Work is Mandy or 01925 534392

The Deputy Head of Department for Interprofessional Education is Eve Collins; or 01925 534071 

The Departmental Administrators are Julie Dodd ( or 01244 511622) and Julie Banasko ( or 01925 534631)