Online course details

UK/EU fee

£945 (2022/23)

International fee

£945 (2022/23)

Course level

Level 7

Course credits

20 credits

Next course date

29 May 2023

Duration

10 weeks

Delivery

Tutored online learning

Location

Online

Online course description

This short online course will introduce you to some of the issues and debates that may arise as you practice as a clinical supervisor.

You will participate in reflection on your own values and beliefs systems and deliberate the ethical and legal dilemmas that may occur within clinical supervisory practice.

The course will provide you with the opportunity to contemplate your practice within personal and organisational contexts, review the issues that may arise and propose actions that you might take.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course, you will be able to:

  1. Critically reflect upon personal values, ethical issues and legal stances within the framework of clinical supervisory practice
  2. Critically evaluate clinical supervision within individual and organisational contexts

Course content

The course will focus on the issues and debates that can arise within clinical supervision. The following are indicative content:

Benefits

Offset course credits towards another qualification

Once you’ve completed this course you may be able to offset the 20 credits towards our online Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision. This would reduce the number of modules you would need to study and the total cost of the course.

Fees and funding

2022/23 Fees for new entrants

Starting between September 2022 and August 2023.

UK/EU fee: £945

International fee: £945

About your fees

Prices are correct for the year of entry shown. These are subject to annual increase in subsequent academic years.

Course requirements

You'll need to:

If you can show you have undertaken learning that is equivalent to a module of the course, you may wish to claim credits for prior learning. Recognition of prior learning (RPL) can however only be claimed for a maximum of one module. 

You do not need to have a supervisee or supervisory practice experience to enrol onto this course.

English language qualifications

If English is not your first language, or you have not successfully completed your highest level of qualification in English, you will need an English language qualification. For this course you will need at least one of the following:

If you are unable to take an English Language Test locally, you may wish to consider our Derby English Language Test (DELT), which is an online test in two parts: reading and writing, and listening and speaking. Take a look at our Derby English Language test (DELT) page for full course details, online exam dates and how to book.

Documents to support your application

In order for your application to be assessed, you will need to provide the following documents when you apply:

*Documents not in English or Welsh must be accompanied by a certified translation by a professional translator/translation company. Each translation must contain:

A list of approved translators can be found on the UK Government website.

Please note: failure to submit any documentation when requested, may result in your application being withdrawn.

How to apply

Students should apply directly to the University.

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For support with completing your application, view our guide to the application process.

Who will teach you

Lecturer Robert Maxwell-Jones

Robert Maxwell-Jones
Programme leader

Senior Lecturer in Counselling and Psychotherapy with a focus on online learning, Robert Maxwell-Jones previously worked in the university as an Online Learning Adviser which has enabled him to develop a very student focussed approach to teaching. He teaches across a range of Counselling, Cognitive Behavioural and Clinical Supervision Programmes.

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