Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Systemic Teaching, Training and Supervision

The programme is relevant to people from a range of agency contexts and professional disciplines including social work, mental health nursing, psychology, medicine, occupational therapy, counselling, psychiatry and health visiting; it offers opportunities for developing knowledge and skills of a range of theoretical and practice approaches including systemic, collaborative, narrative and solution-focused modalities; these can be applied in a range of professional practice contexts; the course emphasises transferable knowledge and skills and is designed to maximize opportunities to find a fit between these and students own practice contexts and client groups.

Entry requirements

Honours degree with a minumum classification of a 2.2; applicants without a degree but with relevant professional qualification considered. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5, TOEFL (575 paper-based, 90 internet-based) or equivalent.

Course modules

Dissertation; practitioner and supervisor: distinctions and connections; training, practice and educational grammar; reflexive processes in the practices of learning.

Sponsorship information

Bursaries for Social Work students may be available from local CCETSW consortium.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Part-time - 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST North East

Key information

Admissions Office
Telephone number: 
0191 243 7900