Social Work & Social Sciences: Short Courses

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

  • Therapeutic Photography

    This innovative module 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. 19, January, 2017 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 January.

    2. 01, February, 2017 Visit Afternoon


    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, AB10 7QB, Scotland, UK: a Scottish charity, registration No. SC013781