Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 6

Module credits

20 credits

Start date


Course length

12 weeks


Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

This module aims to explore the stance and approach practitioners take to their work, providing a sound ethical foundation for moving on to consider the methods and techniques used in practice. There is an emphasis throughout on the synthesis between theory, practice and reflection and the learning, teaching and assessment process is shaped by these principles.

Who this course is for

All health and social care professionals and those 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:

This module will help you consider basic systems theory to apply to your practice and develop a deeper understanding to your own stance to practice.

Entry requirements

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees (August 2019 - July 2020)

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 £850.

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 6

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.