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Advanced Child and Family Social Work PgCert

Coventry University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Coventry University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

Coventry University has been providing social work CPD (Continuous Professional Development) courses and modules to local employers for many years and has prominent links with nearby local authorities and voluntary sector organisations.

This Postgraduate Certificate (PgCert) in Advanced Child and Family Social Workis designed for social workers who have completed social work pre-registration training and are in employment to enhance your career prospects via gaining a Postgraduate level qualification. Opportunities may also be available within the faculty to progress your studies beyond the PgCert to a full master’s degree.

Course information

This course aims to enables you as a social worker to develop your career from early social work practice through to teaching, mentoring and assessing others.

This course has been designed to enable you to develop your practice, extend your range of skills, enhance your critical reflective skills and thus improve service delivery.

It is?offered via a blended learning approach and is?intended to be a key vehicle for social workers to gain an academic award at the same time as meeting your CPD, which is required by the current regulator.

Career prospects

All students on the course will already be in employment as qualified social workers. However, the course embeds enhanced employability through a variety of initiatives such as the further development of transferable skills (e.g., communication and assessment skills, leadership and mentoring skills).

These skills develop the qualities needed for employment in circumstances requiring sound judgement, personal responsibility and initiative in complex and unpredictable professional environments.

Application deadline

31 August 2021

Tuition fees

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University information

Coventry University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry, Warwickshire, CV1 5FB, England

Typically more than 13,000 non-UK students study at the university's UK campuses each year, with over 18,000 more studying in partner institutions worldwide.
A variety of pre-sessional English courses are available to help students prepare before starting their course. Additional costs apply.
PhD and MRes students can apply for financial support towards a project or placement via the international experience scheme (subject to availability).

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    45th out of 83 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    126 73%

    34th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72 72%

    57th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.25 85%

    13th

    10

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