A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
Short Course / CPD
3 months, comprising 6 teaching days plus self-directed study time.
School of Social Work, Care and Community
No Partner College
This module aims to work with leaders across the social work and social care sectors.
All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.
It will update students’ knowledge in relation to major theoretical perspectives and ethical debates, current research findings and evidence based practice in the field of leadership. The importance of innovation to meeting new challenges to health and social care is explored, including building new forms of relationships with service users, their supports and communities. The aim is to promote the development of effective leadership in health, social work and social care. There will also be an opportunity to undertake Myers Briggs training on one of the days.
20 Credit Module at Level 7
Teaching will include: Myers Briggs Training, Models of Leadership including hosting, Inclusive Leadership, and Leading in the context of a connected world. All teaching will focus on strength based and asset based leadership and will challenge students to consider innovation and creativity in their leadership roles.
The module will draw on the expertise of leading figures in the area of leadership which include Helen Bailey, Karen Linde, Hari Sewell, Jez Buffin, Amanda Taylor-Beswick and UCLan Leadership Hub.
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You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
Fees 2018/19 and 2019/20: £725 per 20 credits studied (UK/EU)
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Individuals should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support.
Should you have any further questions about the application or enrolment process please contact the CPD team on:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894361/3408
This module can be delivered on site for groups of staff, to help meet your workforce development needs. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.