Postgraduate Qualifications

The Department of Social Work and Social Care provides a range of post graduate qualifications for those working in social work, social care and related fields, These are designed to combine academic rigour with professional expertise for those seeking to develop advanced knowledge, skills and values in key areas of practice.

Children and families social work

Practice Education

These modules are designed for 'Experienced' Social Workers who have a desire to develop practice education skills and knowledge to facilitate the learning and development of a range of learners.

Higher Specialist Work in Mental Health Services

The aim of the programme is to enable mental health practitioners to meet the requirements of the regulator and qualify for approval as an Approved Mental Health Professional by their employing authority. The Higher Specialist Work in Mental Health Services programme is founded on a flourishing partnership between the Department of Social Work and Social Care and nineteen local authorities (and their partner trusts) in the East and West Midlands. The teaching team has extensive experience of teaching on AMHP and other mental health programmes throughout the country; is involved in research and service innovation within the area; is multi-disciplinary in its professional background; and which includes a number of practising AMHPs