University of Leeds

University of Leeds

Systemic Practice (Intermediate)

The course builds on the knowledge and use of theory and practice in systemic family therapy achieved on the Foundation level course. It concentrates on the development of your therapeutic skills with families, couples and individuals and the application of systemic ideas in your work contexts. It is delivered through a combination of lectures and practical teaching, followed by theory and application discussions and skills practice in small groups facilitated by qualified family therapists. The course is available as a stand-alone module or as part of the postgraduate certificate in systemic practice. The course is multi-disciplinary and covers aspects of working with families in clinical settings, as well as wider applications of systemic thinking and practice. It is suitable for professionals working in psychology, nursing, psychiatry, social work, counselling, voluntary organisations and related fields who have completed Foundation level training in Systemic Practice or equivalent.

Entry requirements

Applicants must have the opportunity to complete at least 60 hours of systemic practice in the 2nd year of the programme and must therefore be working in a health or social care setting where this is supported. IELTS 7.0 overall, with no less than 6.5 in any component.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time September 2016 - 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Yorkshire and the Humber

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Leeds Institute of Health Sciences
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0113 343 0806