Solution focused interventions, NU3307 Short Course

Solution focused interventions, NU3307  Short Course
At UCLan, our post-qualifying framework (PQF) allows health and social care practitioners to continue their professional development and achieve further qualifications in their field. You have the opportunity to study individual modules in subject areas that interest you. You can select from a comprehensive and contemporary range of modules that fit your personal development and career plans; either on an individual basis or combined in a planned programme to eventually achieve a degree.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

12 half days in the classroom over 12 weeks (20 credits at level 6) Supported by E-Learn

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

September 2016 - Wednesdays: Sept 21,28; Oct 5,12,19,26; Nov 2,9,16,23,30; Dec 7. From 9am-12noon., January 2017- Wednesdays: Jan 18, 25; Feb 01, 08, 15, 22; March 01, 08, 15, 22, 29; April 05. From 1pm-4pm.,, January 2016 - Wednesdays: Jan 06, 13, 20, 27; Feb 03, 10 17, 24; Mar 02, 09, 16, 23. From 1pm-4pm.

Entry Requirements:
Students must be working in a clinical area relevant to the module content

Course Content

Course Outline:
The module provides an opportunity for students to develop their knowledge and competencies in the use of a range of solution focused interventions. Students on the module will examine the underlying values and principles of solution focused brief therapy and the existing evidence base of this approach to working with clients with a range of mental health problems will be evaluated. Emphasis is placed on students developing the competence and skills required for using a range of solution focused interventions in a variety of mental health settings. Participants will critically reflect on practice and explore opportunities for further personal or professional development.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

3,000 word essay

Academic Expertise

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Learning outcome & aims

Core dimensions 1-6

Health and wellbeing 1-8

Information and knowledge 1-3

General 1-2

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At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.

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The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.


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Fees & Funding

For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.

Part time fee of £760 per 20 credit module

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this course, our comprehensive How to Apply pages will guide you through the process. Here at UCLan, our aim is to encourage you to develop your potential and we offer a flexible approach to admissions, which reflects our commitment to all those who would benefit from our courses.

Post-registration Recruitment
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839

Or, if appropriate, via CPD-Apply

Contact Details:

Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190,

Module information: Nick Bohannon, Senior Lecturer 01772 893709

About UCLan

Post-registration Recruitment

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

University of Central Lancashire,
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 89 3836 / 3839