University of Lincoln
Advanced Professional Practice in Social Work
A professional DipHE qualification or equivalent. Applicants should be currently employed by a provider of services to either adults or children in an education, health or social work related profession. Applicants will be required to undertake a short written test if their social work undergraduate degree is 2.2 or lower, to assess their suitability to study at Master's level.
Modules include: consolidation of post-qualifying professional development; dissertation; research methods for social care settings. Optional modules: best interests assessor; contemporary practice in mental health; contemporary practice in working with adults; effective team leadership for social care; evidencing professional learning in social care; leadership and multi-agency working; managing change in social care; managing risk in children's services; mental health practice theories and interventions; perspectives and values for understanding mental distress; practice education 1; practice education 2; safeguarding adults; service improvement and development project; supervision in social care practice; supporting practice learning; understanding and responding to dementia.
A number of methods are used to assess students, including written assignments, projects and presentations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2016||-||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lincoln (Main Site)||Lincoln||LN6 7TS||East Midlands|