Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Students learn to think critically about their own practice in the context of the General Social Care Council codes, including the embedded values and national and international codes of professional ethics and the principles of diversity, equality and social inclusion; this is related to a wide range of situations, including those associated with inter'agency and inter'professional work; using theories, models and relevant up'to'date research, students learn to manage their own work effectively and demonstrate a capacity to plan for, and respond to, change in organisational, inter'organisational and team contexts.

Course Modules

Adults pathway: Core modules; critical perspectives on assessment and direct work with adults; safeguarding vulnerable adults, critical decisions in work with adults (law, policy and practice); working together to promote independence, well being and choice (critical perspectives on multi'agency working); assessment of specialist practice; enabling the learning and assessment of others; research project. Children and families pathway: Core modules; critical perspectives on direct work with vulnerable children, young people and families; safeguarding children, critical decisions in child care (law, policy and practice); working together to safeguard children (critical perspectives in multi'agency working); assessment of specialist practice; enabling the learning and assessment of others; research project.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
BA £585  Credit module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Professional Qualification
  • IELTS 7.0