Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Advanced Practice (Vulnerable Adults)

The course offers a route which is linked to career progression but retains the emphasis on advanced social work practice with vulnerable adults. The programme will meet the needs of social workers already practising at a senior level who wish to progress to advanced level and meet the expectations to practice in complex situations, exercising high quality professional judgements.

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally hold a social work qualification recognised by the Health and Care Professions Council or a qualification in an allied profession. You must hold at least a Diploma level qualification, such as a Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE) or equivalent.

Course modules

Modules include: Evidencing Professional Learning (EPL) 1, 2 and 3; advanced practice in health and social care; leading and enabling others; critical thinking in advanced practice (vulnerable adults).


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time £ 6,150 per Whole course (home fees) 5 years
PgDip Part-time £ 4,650 per Whole course (home fees) 5 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lansdowne Campus Bournemouth BH1 3JJ South West

Key information

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