Taught course

Professional Practice (Early Action)

University of Central Lancashire · School of Forensic and Applied Sciences

Entry requirements

An honours degree at level 2.2 or above, or equivalent qualifications or experience

Months of entry


Course content

Public Services are a constantly changing, dynamic environment and for those working within the Public Services the demands are high. This course has been developed collaboratively by practitioners and academics to enhance the knowledge, understanding and skills required to work effectively within multi-Agency teams whether from a statutory organisation, the voluntary sector or a charity. Aimed at personal and professional development for current professionals in the field of multi-agency partnership working and as a natural progression for graduates in policing, law, criminology, sociology or health.

The course team have between them considerable academic and practical experience of multi-agency working and are actively involved in development and research in this area working closely with a variety of agencies in the statutory, voluntary and charitable sectors.

The course is taught using a combination of lectures, practical's and self-directed study to understand the complexity of relationships, pressures and incentives within a multi-agency partnership. The course is delivered and taught by experienced academics, former and current practitioners.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
12 months
distance learning
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
01772 892400