Taught course

Professional Practice

Institution
University of Kent · Centre for Professional Practice
Qualifications
PGDipMAMSc

Entry requirements

The Professional Practice progamme is suitable for professionals from a variety of private, public and third sector settings such as health and social care, education, local government and public services. Applicants are normally required to have a minimum of two years’ professional experience and hold an undergraduate degree or equivalent professional qualification. If you do not hold the required entry qualification(s) but believe that you would be able to participate in this programme and have the potential to work at Master's level please contact us.

Months of entry

December, November, October, September

Course content

The Professional Practice programme is a work-related learning programme designed for participants from private, public and third sector settings such as health and social care; education; local government; public services; human resources; administrative services; cultural industries or the arts.

The programme offers you the opportunity to attain academic recognition for the skills, knowledge and experience that you have developed in the workplace. Focusing on a specific area of practice relevant to your work, it builds on your work experience and qualifications to enhance your career progression.

You explore your profession further and consider the professional challenges associated within your specific area of practice, with modules that have been designed to help you review and analyse the current debates relevant to the professional context in which you are working.

Course structure

This flexible programme has been designed to encourage you to think more deeply about the challenges associated with your professional practice while enabling you to tailor your degree to your particular interests and career aspirations.

Core modules and optional modules offered by the Centre for Professional Practice are taught on campus via a series of extended weekend sessions.

Information for international students

Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please see our funding web pages for the most current information

Qualification and course duration

PGDip

part time
36 months

MA

part time
36 months

MSc

part time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
Centre for Professional Practice
Email
cppmedway@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1634 888929