Professional Social Work Practice PGDip

University of Brighton
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Postgraduate Diploma
Study mode
2 years
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

  • A first degree, or accredited prior learning (APL);
  • A recognised social work qualification;
  • Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a social worker;
  • A minimum of 15 hours per week dedicated to professional social work practice, at a level commensurate with an 'experienced social worker' as described by the PCF; and
  • The agreement of an employer to facilitate relevant experience and supervision.


Pathway 1: Education

  • Enabling Learning and the Assessment of Practice in Social Work (20 credits)
  • Social Work Practice Education, Assessment and Supervision (20 credits)

Pathway 2: Management

  • Managing Change (20 credits)
  • Managing in the Public and Voluntary Sectors (20 credits)
  • Managing Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (20 credits)
  • Strategy and Planning in the Public and Voluntary Sectors (20 credits)

Pathway 3: Practice

  • Critical Reflection on Practice (20 credits)
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards: Skills and Assessment (20 credits)
  • Independent Learning of Advanced Practice in Mental Health OR in Social Care (20/40 credits)

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