University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Management in Social Services

The course is appropriate for supervisors working in both statutory and voluntary sector settings and is offered both to specialist groups of supervisors from child welfare and protection and to mixed groups spanning diverse areas of practice: children�s services, criminal justice social work and adult health and social care. Leadership and Management in Social Services is for frontline managers keen to pursue their professional development and to develop the capabilities and competencies required to be an enabling leader and an effective manager. The course is delivered to managers working across different sectors and specialisms within health and social services.

Entry requirements

Students generally hold a relevant professional qualification and are working in a supervisory or managerial role in health and/or social services.

Course modules

Supervising, managing or mentoring; leadership and management in social services.

Assessment methods

Each module is formally assessed by means of a 4,500-word assignment in which students apply relevant theory to their own professional practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Certificate of Postgraduate Study Part-time £ 2,100 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
Certificate of Postgraduate Study Part-time £ 2,100 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 12 months
Certificate of Postgraduate Study Part-time £ 2,100 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Stirling Campus Stirling FK9 4LA Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Applied Social Science
Telephone number: 
01786 466305