Taught course

Children’s Nursing & Social Work

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Entry requirements

Typical offer 128 UCAS Tariff points. No specific subjects are required. You will also need GCSE English Language and GCSE Mathematics at Grade C or Grade 4 or above (or equivalent). Eligible candidates must provide evidence of study within the three years prior to application. An interview forms part of the selection process. If you accept an offer from Edge Hill you will need to satisfy the requirements of the Nursing & Midwifery Council and Social Work England in respect of physical and mental fitness and will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Disclosure indicating that you meet the mandatory criteria of ‘Clearance to Work with Children and/or Vulnerable Adults’. Further information will be sent to you after you have firmly accepted an offer.

Months of entry


Course content

Want to help children as they face illness, fight disease and recover from injury? Interested in protecting them from harm by supporting their social care needs, too? If you answered yes to these questions, our children’s nursing and social work degree is for you. This integrated Masters is delivered alongside our partners in the Cheshire & Merseyside Social Work Teaching Partnership and leads to eligibility for two professional awards. Together, we’ll prepare you for a career as a children’s nurse and social work practitioner in a range of health and social care settings. Finding your place in multidisciplinary teams and developing the right skills will be key. But to help you provide the most effective care we’ll also encourage you to explore the perspectives of service users, their families, and carers. We’ll look at case studies showing the complexities of children’s and young people’s health and social care needs. By the time you graduate, you’ll be familiar with ethical dilemmas and other challenges you may face.

Fees and funding

Course pricing can be found here - https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/course/childrens-nursing-and-social-work/

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MNSW(Hons)
    full time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification


The programme incorporates a range of assessment opportunities. These include essays, presentations, text analysis, group work, portfolios, simulated practice, carers’ assessments, video/audio diaries, role plays and exams. Practice learning is also assessed by appropriately qualified nursing practice assessors and social work practice educators.

Course contact details

+44(0)1695 575171