Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 7

Module credits

20 credits

Start date


Course length

12 weeks


Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

Key systemic models and frameworks will be visited in depth and considered in relation to the participants current practice base. Attention will be paid to the research and the development of evidence based practice and the critical evaluation of "evidence".

It is essential that the systemic student is able to demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of the effects of gender, race, culture, disability, sexual orientation and other attributes commonly discriminated against, in their agency and in the wider context of society. This module also invites participants to consider the impact of national and local legislative frameworks, policies and procedures on their work.

Who this course is 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. They 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

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 £950.

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.