Social work students in group discussion

Social Work

Our Social Work course is number one in the country. Our links with a wide variety of organisations and our passionate academics mean you’ll be ready to start your career in Social Work.

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  • Icon for achievement93% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduation according to the HESA survey 2016.
  • League table iconTop ranked course Social Work programme number 1 in the Guardian's university league table 2017.
  • Facilities iconFirst-rate facilities Based at Glenside, UWE Bristol’s health and social care campus.
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Teaching and learning

We’re accredited by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) and you’ll be taught by passionate and enthusiastic staff. You’ll finish the course as a registered social worker, ready to make a difference.
  • Social worker interviewing a mother with baby

    Placements and partnerships

    You’ll get ready for the workplace with placements throughout your studies. You’ll have a diverse range of experiences in statutory, voluntary and private settings.
  • Students walking across Glenside Campus in the autumn


    Social Work students are based at UWE Bristol’s Glenside Campus  our health and social care campus. You’ll be learning with other health and social care students, working with cross disciplinary teams to get a well-rounded view of society and how you can help the vulnerable.

Professional development

View our range of professional short courses in Social Work.

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