Leeds Trinity University

Leeds Trinity University

Family Support

This course aims to provide students with the means to develop competence to lead and manage family support services, which span social care, health and education.

Entry requirements

A good (2.2 or above) BA or BSc degree in a relevant area. People with degrees in non-related subjects will also be considered, if they can demonstrate relevant paid or voluntary work experience and a commitment to study. Additionally candidates without a BA/BSc may be considered where they can demonstrate evidence of equivalent prior learning and experience through Leeds Trinity assessment of APL. Candidates should be practitioners with normally 6 months' experience of ongoing engagement in work with children, young people and families; or have equivalent relevant paid or voluntary employment/work experience involving direct support of children, young people and families; be able to work with groups of children and access support from experienced professional colleagues; support and agreement of employer through: confirmation of support for study, verification of experience and allocation of a mentor (pastoral support).

Course modules

Modules include: reflective evidence based child and family welfare practice; developing practitioner enquiry; leading and managing family support. Optional modules to choose from include: supporting social development and emotional wellbeing in children, young people and families; international perspectives on child welfare; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessments are on a continuous basis and involve a combination of essays, portfolios, presentations and assignments. Students wishing to complete the MA course will be required to submit a 12,000 word dissertation which will be based on a critical reflection of their professional practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 24 months

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