Description

This programme can support you in developing your professionalism by enhancing your skills, expanding your knowledge and reflecting on values.

Do you see yourself moving into a more experienced, advanced or strategic social work role? If so, this programme can support you in developing your professionalism by enhancing your skills, expanding your knowledge and reflecting on values. They offer a whole range of modules designed to further your capabilities in all domains of the PCF, but they focus especially on practice education and professional leadership. In addition, many of the modules are designed to further your knowledge and skills outlined in the Knowledge and Skills Statement for Practice Supervisors of Social Workers in Child and Family Social Work.

Study Details:

4-6 years part-time

Module Details:

Core modules
Research Methods in Professional Leadership for Social Work 15 credits
Research and Practice in Professional Leadership for Social Work 45 credits

Optional modules
Consolidation of Practice and Early Professional Development 30 credits
Enabling the Learning of Others 15 credits
Assessing and Teaching the Adult Professional Learner 15 credits
Designing Learning Opportunities for Teams and Groups 15 credits
Facilitating Learning in Teams and Groups 15 credits
Professional Supervision and Practice Assessment 15 credits
Reflective Practice Within and Across Organisations 15 credits
The Care Act and Social Work: Practice, Policy and Law 30 credits
Interpersonal Skills for Direct Work with Adult Service Users and their Families 30 credits
Work-based Learning Modules 1-4 15 credits (modules 1 and 2) or 30 credits (modules 3 and 4)

Student Destinations

Our students have been successful in a range of areas, from postgraduate research to employment in local authority children’s services departments, adult services departments, independent sector and voluntary sector agencies such as NSPCC, Family Action, MIND.

Fees

Per 15 credit module UK/EU £690 International £1260

Entry Requirements

Normally applicants should:

  1. Hold a degree level professional qualification in social work;
  2. Be registered or be in the process of registering with the professional regulator as a social worker;
  3. Have passed the Assessed and Supported Year in Employment (ASYE) or can demonstrate post qualifying professional development to an equivalent level or above;
  4. Be able to demonstrate that they can meet the academic requirements of a post-graduate programme;
  5. Be working or intending to take up employment (usually in a paid, but exceptionally in a voluntary capacity) in a setting that will enable you to demonstrate competence in professional leadership for social work at the required level.

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