Taught course

Professional Practice (PCert)

Institution
University of Kent · Centre for Professional Practice
Qualifications
PCert

Entry requirements

Applicants are welcomed 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.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

December, November, October, September

Course content

The Postgraduate Certificate in Professional Practice 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; and public services.

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

You will consider the challenges associated with your professional 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. In particular, you develop strategic skills, critical analysis and knowledge relating to inter-professional working and evidence-based practice.

The programme is delivered over four taught weekends plus independent study. This programme delivery is subject to student numbers.

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 visit our funding website for the most current information.

Qualification and course duration

PCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

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