Taught course

Theory and Practice of Parenting L50076

Institution
De Montfort University · Faculty of Health and Life Sciences
Qualifications
PGCertPGDipMScMSc

Entry requirements

Normally 2:2 degree (eg teaching, social work, nursing); or Relevant professional qualification plus evidence of CPD; or Dip HE or above, relevant professional experience and evidence of CPD; or Pre-registration module(s) - up to two; to enable staff and/or students to test ability to work at M level.

MCs / PG DIP/ PG CERT

Months of entry

September

Course content

This modular, blended/distance learning course is for professional practitioners concerned to advance their theoretical and practical understanding of the changing and developing field of working with parents. The programme is innovative and progressive, exploring the 21st Century climate and context for parenting. Its interprofessional setting is an undoubted strength. The learning and teaching methods utilised reflect the philosophy, aims and principles of a programme of advanced academic and professional development.

- This is the first Masters level course designed specifically for people working in the field of parenting
- The high quality practice-related modules are designed to enable practitioners and clients
to achieve planned change in parenting practice through the processes of education, development and practiceoriented
research
-The course focuses on the development of the creative reflective practitioner committed to social justice, equality and innovatory and progressive practice
-The course aims to increase your systematic knowledge and critical awareness of the national and international literature
and research, to extend your understanding of parenting through participation in analysis of theory and the challenges
and opportunities in proposing, planning and delivering services for parents in a multi-cultural and inter-professional milieu

Information for international students

We have chosen to offer this programme largely through computer mediated distance learning in order that it is accessible to a wide range of potential students. However students must attend the block teaching weeks held in Leicester. The tuition fee for self funded international students is £9500.

Fees and funding

Please visit dmu.ac.uk/pgfees
for information

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24 months

MSc

part time
25 months

MSc

part time
36 months

Assessment

AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written coursework / continuous assessment100
Dissertation (20000 words)

Course contact details

Name
Promotions and Recruitment Centre
Email
hls@dmu.ac.uk
Phone
0116 257 7700
Fax
0116 250 6411