Taught course

Leadership and Management in Social Work and Social Care

University of Central Lancashire · School of Health, Social Work and Sport

Entry requirements

This award is available for all practitioners in leadership roles, or aspiring leaders within the field of social work or social care. It will form part of their employer’s commitment to CPD alongside their own registration requirements with professional regulators.

There is a standard benchmark of a first degree at 2.2 or above in a relevant subject, but non-standard entrants with suitable experience in social care and evidence of recent study will be considered.

Applicants will normally be practitioners in an area of social care or social work.

Months of entry


Course content

This course reflects the current important emphasis on strong leadership in the context of major reforms in the public sector. Building on earlier professional experience and qualifications, students will have the opportunity to evidence their training and learning and contribute towards their Continuing Professional Development (e.g. for qualified social workers the course will provide evidence towards the HCPC requirements for Standards of CPD).

Information for international students

International applications must have an IELTS score of a minimum of 7.0.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PGCert
    part time
    12-24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)1772 892400