“At the University of Bolton, we take great pride in providing a quality, supportive learning environment for our students.”
Professor George E Holmes DL | President & Vice Chancellor
“...tutors are very supportive and you’re not just a student ID number, at this university you are an individual with a name.”
Ellisse Vernon | BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing
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Are you passionate about making a change in people’s lives? Do you strive to improve the situation of others? If so, the University of Bolton’s BA (Hons) Social Work course could be perfect for you. Approved by Social Work England, this course nurtures your talents and cultivates new skills and knowledge that will support you in a successful and enjoyable career working with those in some of the most complex and challenging situations.
The University of Bolton’s Social Work course is a 3-year, full-time course that will award you with a BA (Hons) degree. The course combines university learning, work-based practice placements and an ongoing professional skills development scheme that will have you fully equipped to step into the world of professional social work. During the course, you’ll cover areas such as the impact of injustice, demography, and social inequality, as well as safeguarding and recognising the signs of harm, abuse, neglect and exploitation. You’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on work experience and develop an invaluable network of professional contacts during two work placements. Our expert academic tutors come from a wide range of professional and academic backgrounds, will help you to weave essential knowledge of inter-professional and multi-agency working into your learning, making the transition from university to work that much smoother.
Our focus is on you! We are dedicated to helping you become a confident and compassionate social worker through engaging content and a university experience like no other. We are confident that you will have a memorable and enjoyable experience here at the University of Bolton as we have been ranked by The Guardian as one of the Top 50 universities in the UK for the 2nd year running*. We are a socially diverse and inclusive university with a supportive and nurturing environment plus we are only 20 minutes away from the City of Manchester by public transport.
If you’d like to discuss our social work course, we’d be delighted to talk to you. You can contact us on +44 (0)1204 900 600 or by messaging firstname.lastname@example.org with your query and our friendly team of advisors will be happy to help. You can find more details about the course here.
*Guardian University Guide – 2022, 2021