Start Your Story in Social Work, Health & Social Care
at the University of Cumbria
Make a meaningful difference to others with our social work, health and social care courses. We value your experiences and support you individually to build a career supporting others.
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Why Choose Social Work, Health & Social Care at Cumbria?
Top 15 in the UK for course satisfaction for Health and Social Care (Guardian University Guide 2023)
Learn from lecturers with a wealth of professional practice experience and research expertise
Apply your studies to real life with practical placements and simulated 'real-world' learning exercises using virtual reality (VR) and actors
"With a focus on practical, hands-on learning, our courses are designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need."
"The tutors have done their best to ensure we are supported. I am very proud to be a student at the University of Cumbria."
- ELEANOR ARMSTRONG, BA (HONS) - SOCIAL WORK
"Cumbria felt like the best option for me. The staff at the university were extremely helpful and supportive and it seemed there were many mature students already attending the university."
- SHARON PALMER, BSC (HONS) - HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE (WITH INTEGRATED FOUNDATION YEAR)
"I love how broad my course is, this allows me to look at a whole range of factors that affect children, young people and families. I feel this broad knowledge will allow me to adapt to different jobs within the sector."
- HANNAH PANTLING, WORKING WITH CHILDREN & FAMILIES