Social Work & Social Sciences: Short Courses

Short courses are an ideal way to develop your career while working around your other commitments.

  1. Therapeutic Photography

    This innovative new short course is available to any interested staff in the ‘caring professions’.

Foundation Modules

  • Psychological and Sociological Understanding of Human Development

    This module gives an overview of ways of understanding human development across the lifespan drawing on key perspectives from sociology and psychology.

  • The Contextual Framework for Practice

    This module provides students with knowledge and understanding of the contextual framework for practice within a range of settings.

  • Processes and Practice in Social Care

    This module provides an overview of skills values and knowledge that underpin professional practice.

  • Professional Development and Practice

    This module gives an overview of the professional requirements underpinning practice in social care.

  • Events

    1. 12, May, 2016 Postgraduate Open Evening

      Postgraduate Study 2014

      There has never been a better time to embark on a postgraduate course. Find out more at our open evening in May.

    2. 25, May, 2016 Visit afternoon


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