Social work students in group discussion

Social Work courses

Our links with a wide variety of organisations and our passionate academics mean you’ll be fully supported during your social work degree, and feel empowered to start your social work career.

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  • Student satisfaction icon97% student satisfaction rate for BSc(Hons) Social Work in the latest National Student Survey, published in July 2019.
  • 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.

Foundation Social work courses (2019/20 entry)

You can also view our Clearing courses for 2019 or our 2020/21 year of entry undergraduate courses.

Professional development

View our range of professional short courses in Social Work.

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