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Post Graduate Certificate in Social Work Practice Education


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Institution code: 

One year part-time. Starting in September.

Typical Offer: 

Please see Entry Requirements below.


Research suggests that one of the most valued learning experiences for social work students on BA (Hons) and MA programmes are the practice learning placements. The success of these are often determined by the skills and knowledge of the practice educator. 

This course will aim to produce high quality social work practice educators who are able to produce evidence-informed assessments of social work students and newly qualified social workers. 

Exploring theories of learning, teaching, assessment and supervision, this programme provides practical skills, creative approaches and underpinning theoretical frameworks to candidates to become accredited stage-2 social work practice educators in line with the Professional Educator Professional Standards (PEPS).

To apply for postgraduate study, please use our Direct Application form.

Course modules

Full downloadable information regarding all University of Suffolk courses, including Key Facts, Course Aims, Course Structure and Assessment, is available in the Definitive Course Record.

Fees and finance


  • UK part-time tuition fee: £915 per 20 credits (please contact the Student Centre for further information).

Further Information

At the University of Suffolk, your tuition fees provide access to all the usual teaching and learning facilities that you would expect. However, there may be additional costs associated with your course that you will need to budget for.


Entry requirements


Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Joint Course Leader (PgC in Social Work Practice Education) & Deputy Course Lead BA (Hons) Social Work

Senior Lecturer in Social Work and Joint Course Leader (PgC in Social Work Practice Education)