Taught course

Practice Education

Goldsmiths, University of London · Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies

Entry requirements

Please visit the Goldsmiths website for details.

Months of entry


Course content

This set of qualifications will enable you to extend and develop your initial competence in supporting the professional learning of others. Practice education is the teaching, mentoring, supporting and assessing of Social Work students, social care staff, qualified Social Workers and other allied professionals for the purposes of developing competence and raising the quality of service for users and carers.

Courses include enabling the learning of others, teaching and assessing the adult professional learner, developing and undertaking the evaluation of practice learning, and developing the learning organisation through work with individuals, groups, whole organisations and interagency practice.

Please note: You may take individual courses separately or exit with a Postgraduate Certificate or Diploma - please contact the Programme Convenor for details. Students who are working as associate lecturers for Goldsmiths may be able to undertake the University-run Certificate in the Management of Learning and Teaching as part of the programme.

Fees and funding

In most cases you will be selected and sponsored by your employing agency. However you are welcome to apply even if you are not being sponsored by your employing agency, provided that you are in a position to demonstrate competence in practice at the required level.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36-60 months


part time
36-60 months


part time
36-60 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7078 5300