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Supporting Your Development

Our advanced programme aims to support qualified social workers in their professional development and upon completion provides a Master’s-level credit, as recommended by the Social Work Reform Board.

The flexibility of our modules mean you are able to move from one area of specialism to another, to support your personal and professional development needs. You can build credit to obtain awards such as Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Masters Qualifications. 

You can work alongside our experienced team of academics who aim to provide structure and conceptual frameworks to guide your learning. The content is informed by national health and social care debate to ensure it is up-to-date with the latest sector developments and issues.

MSc Courses


MSc Social Work Advanced Professional Practice

This advanced programme aims to support social workers in their professional development and upon completion provides a Master’s-level qualification, as recommended by the Social Work Reform Board. The flexibility of this programme is designed to allow you to move from one area of specialism to another, to support your personal and professional development needs. You can work alongside our experienced team of academics who aim to provide structure and conceptual frameworks to guide your learning. The content of this programme is informed by national health and social care debate to ensure it is up-to-date with the latest sector developments and issues. The collaborative culture in the School facilitates group work to examine live case material and undertake research in areas that are relevant to your own practice.

Postgraduate Certificate

PG Cert Interprofessional Practice (Approved Mental Health Professional)

This programme aims to provide the opportunity to develop the knowledge, competences and values needed to carry out the specific duties of an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) under current mental health legislation. The University of Lincoln has a record of specialist mental health training, having run the former Approved Social Worker programmes for a number of years. The Approved Mental Health Professional programme has run since 2009.

Standalone Modules


Practice Education 1

(30 credits, Option) The module is relevant for those who support, mentor and assess student social workers and others engaging in formal and informal learning or development activities. It equips practitioners with the necessary skills, values and knowledge to enable them to become effective Practice Educators. Practice Education 1 meets the requirements of Stage 1 of the Practice Educator Professional Standards.


Practice Education 2

(15 credits, Option) Practice Education 2 builds on Practice Education 1 (previously 'Enabling Others') and meets the requirements for becoming a 'Stage Two Practice Educator' under the Practice Educator Professional Standards.


Workshops

None currently available.

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