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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Preston Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This part-time online course will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills you need to undertake research in social work, social care and social policy.

This programme is only available as an online distance learning course, which provides high quality learning and teaching combined with flexible study.

We’ve designed this course so that it’s entirely delivered online through interactive teaching and learning. You’ll develop the skills you need to become a competent independent researcher whose work will lead to advancements in policy and practice.

It will enable you to meet the standards set out in Vitae’s internationally recognised Research Development Framework, which outlines the skills you need to undertake research to a professional standard while complying with the requirements of UK social research governing bodies.

We’ll provide you with a overview of the key issues and debates associated with the production, application and evaluation of research in social care practice. You’ll develop critical thinking skills and the ability to apply them in complex situations.

Future careers

By the end of this course you’ll have developed the skills, knowledge and techniques you need to undertake research projects within a social care environment.

You’ll be capable of producing independent research to a professional standard which contributes to advancements in policy and practice across the fields of social work, social care and social policy.

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University information

University of Central Lancashire

  • University League Table

    70th

  • Campus address

    University of Central Lancashire, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2HE, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 83 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 77%

    17th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    38th

    17

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