Taught course

Social Work

University of Chichester · Social Work and Social Care

Entry requirements

  • An honours degree at 2:2 or higher in a related discipline, normally in a social science subject.
  • Social work or social care experience of up to six months or equivalent part-time (paid or voluntary).
  • GSCE English and Mathematics at grade C/4 or above or equivalent.
  • A satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Months of entry


Course content

The University of Chichester provides social work awards in partnership with West Sussex Children and Adult Services and other partners from the voluntary, independent and private sector organisations.

Practice is seen as central to the programme as an experiential base for learning, supported by a rigorous tutorial system, designed to help students integrate academic learning with their experience in social work and social care.

The MA Social Work is nationally recognised and will be approved and endorsed by the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

Information for international students

For applicants whose first language is not English, a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 or its equivalent is required.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details