Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date



1 year


Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

This module aims to provide a synthesis of the theory gained in Systemic Theory and Practice 3 and 4, alongside a developing awareness of personal and professional reflexive processes for the development of rigorous, competent, reflexive psychotherapeutic practice. 

This module runs across the academic year contains all professional practice and personal and professional development requirements.

You will be expected to interview clients as the lead practitioner as well as contribute to the live family therapy team and to consult to other members of the team and to their clients.

Personal and professional development will run across both semesters in facilitated group sessions which will offer space to reflect more widely on issues of personal values and beliefs and issues of equality of practice and ethical positioning. 

Professional practice requires an ability to communicate ideas both orally and in a written form and opportunities to demonstrate these skills will run throughout this module.

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

Postgraduate Certificate Systemic Thinking and Practice or other equivalent AFT accredited Intermediate level systemic training.

A core profession such as Nursing, Medicine, Social Work etc.

How to apply

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

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Minimum numbers

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