What will I learn?

Course overview

Our social work programmes are designed to prepare you for the wide range of experiences and learning opportunities that you will encounter in practice. You will gain a combination of effective and relevant skills alongside up to date knowledge of how to work effectively with children, adults and a wide range of social problems.

The course begins with a carefully structured induction programme. Then, at every level of the course, there is a module to develop personal and professional skills. You will be supported throughout by a structured tutorial programme; linking university-based learning to practice placements.

Who is this course for?

This course is aimed at those who wish to become a professionally qualified social worker. We welcome a range of students with varying backgrounds, whether you’re a college leaver or a mature student.

Why this study this course?

  • This course combines a professional qualification with an academic degree
  • An excellent rating in the national student satisfaction survey
  • A reputation for first-rate personal contact and student support
  • A long-standing record of providing a wide range of settings for practice experience
  • A well-established reputation for teaching Social Work to degree level and beyond
  • Experienced and qualified social workers trained to act as practice educators
  • Mature students with non-standard qualifications welcomed
  • Targeted careers support leading to an enviable reputation for graduate employment in professional roles


As a graduate of this course, you will be able to register with Social Work England as a newly qualified social worker but you may not want to stop there!

Further Study

Our alumni receive a 15% discount on postgraduate courses or £1000 off the cost of a PGCE course at Chichester.

Postgraduate study options available at Chichester include PGCE and Masters:

  • MA Advanced Professional Practice
  • PGCE teaching qualifications
  • Postgraduate Research (PhD)
  • Cerificate in Counselling

Which department am I in?

Social Work and Social Care

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,500.00 (US$ 19,950) per year
This is a fixed fee
Start date

12 September 2022


Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester

Bishop Otter Campus,

College Lane,


West Sussex,

PO19 6PE, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

GCSEs: English language and mathematics at grade C or better

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.