For graduates, the requirement is that you must be in possession of a professional qualification from a recognised university. We also welcome non-graduates who possess a professional qualification and can provide evidence that they can study at postgraduate level.
The course is not just limited to practitioners working within the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership. Practitioners from all local authorities are welcome to apply.
Months of entry
The MA Advanced Professional Practice (MAAPP) has been developed in consultation with local authorities as part of the South Yorkshire Teaching Partnership, to support social work professionals to continue to develop their knowledge and skills as professionally capable, reflective and analytical practitioners.
The course supports professional practice under four strands:
- Leadership and management
- Practice educator
Each module developed for the programme has been mapped against the Government’s reform agenda for social work education, and is compliant with capabilities listed in the Knowledge and Skills Statement (KSS) for Social Workers.
Topics covered include, amongst others:
- Evidence informed practice
- Out of home care
- Interventions to promote change
- Child development and communication with the child
- Introduction to leadership and mentoring
- Developing professional practice and safeguarding
Teaching and assessment
Teaching is conducted through a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, small-group work and problem-solving.
3 years part-time
Information for international students
Overall IELTS grade of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Admissions Tutor
- +44 (0)114 222 6402