Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date


Course length

1 year


Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

This module aims to provide a synthesis of the personal and professional insights gained in Systemic Theory and Practice 1 and 2, alongside a developing awareness of personal and professional reflexive processes for the development of rigorous, competent, reflexive practitioners. 

Working with people who may be vulnerable or experiencing distress requires self-awareness and the exploration of personal and professional connections and their implications for practice.  This module invites participants to consider the integration of systemic ideas in relation to their personal and professional development within a safe and supportive environment

Who is this course for

All health and social care professionals and people working with families

Course team

All members of the course team are both experienced higher education educators and practicing Senior Family Therapists in the field of Children’s and Adults mental health. We have skills knowledge and experience of working with current evidenced practice based models and developing research.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course you should be able to:

Entry requirements

University Advanced Diploma Systemic Thinking and Practice or other equivalent AFT accredited Foundation level systemic training.

A practice base in which to apply the ideas

An ability to study at degree level

In most instances a core profession such as e.g. Nursing, Social work, Medicine, although if you do not hold such a qualification please do speak to a member of the course team.

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £800.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.