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

This module will provide an intensive exploration of the development of systemic theory and practice linking the historical context studied in Systemic Theory and Practice 3 with a more contemporary perspective. 

Attention will be given to understanding the broader context in which these theories arose and will invite you to critique these ideas from a more post-modern collaborative standpoint.

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.

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

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Minimum numbers

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