Practice Learning (Social Services) Graduate Certificate



This programme will support your development and understanding of Practice Education in a variety of Social Services settings

Overview

The main aim of the programme is to provide an integrated course of values, skills, and knowledge in order to equip you to work effectively as social work practice educators.

The programme will support your development and understanding of Practice Education in a variety of Social Services settings and your ability to apply the principal professional skills and techniques associated with Practice Education in Social Work.


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Mode of Study:

Part-time

Duration:

1 years

Start date:

Jan

Course details

The programme has been developed in accordance with the Rules and Requirements for Specialist Training for Social Service Workers Scotland (2005) and the Standards for Practice Learning Qualifications at SCQF Level 10.

Successful entrants are funded through their employer.

The programme consists of three modules, which need to be undertaken in sequence. The first two are taught modules, while the final module consists of a supervised, assessed student placement.  Before you commence your formal studies with the University you will be provided with induction to the University.

  • calendar How you’ll be taught You will study on a part-time basis.  The programme consists of three modules, which need to be undertaken in sequence. The first two are taught modules, while the final module consists of a supervised, assessed student placement.  Before you commence your formal studies with the University you will be provided with induction to the University.

Disclaimer

Study modules mentioned above are indicative only. Some changes may occur between now and the time that you study.

Full information is available in our disclaimer.

Entry requirements

To enter this programme candidates must normally have:

A Scottish bachelor’s degree (SCQF level 9) or equivalent or above AND

A relevant professional social work qualification

International students

We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country

Please note that international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
  • BN Nursing/MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) (Adult, Mental Health, Child, Learning Disabilities)
  • BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery

Admissions policies

We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study. 

Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.

Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies

Fees & funding

The course fees you'll pay and the funding available to you will depend on a number of factors including your nationality, location, personal circumstances and the course you are studying. We also have a number of bursaries and scholarships available to our students.

Tuition fees
Students from 2022/23 2023/24
Please contact the School for information on the fees for this course.


Successful applicants will have their course fees paid by their employing Health Board

Careers

Work effectively as a social work practice educator.