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Systemic Practice (Postgraduate Certificate)


Course Description

Programme Information

This is a part time programme over two years that covers the first two years of Family Therapy training; the Foundation Course in Systemic Practice and the Intermediate Course in Systemic Practice, and leads to the award of a Post Graduate Certificate in Systemic Practice from the University of Leeds to successful students.

Students learn how to engage families, couples and individuals in systemic therapeutic work and study the use of systemic ideas in clinical practice. Upon completing this programme students will be eligible to apply for the advanced clinical training (MSc in Systemic Family Therapy) leading to UKCP registration. This award is open to students who opt to complete both Foundation and Intermediate level training at Leeds and apply for this programme.

Assessment Methods

Students' progress is monitored through attendance, participation in lectures and tutorials, assessed essays and a learning log.

Professional Body Accreditation

This course is recognised by the Association for Family Therapy & Systemic Practice.

Visit the Systemic Practice (Postgraduate Certificate) page on the University of Leeds website for more details!

Entry Requirements

You will be a professionally qualified graduate in social work, psychiatry, psychology, nursing, counselling, occupational therapy, art therapy or similar. Applications can be considered from other professionals working in health and social care settings with an interest in systemic therapeutic thinking and practice via our professional accreditation of prior experiential learning. You must be working in a health or social care setting where you can complete at least 60 hours of systemic practice in the second year of the programme. IELTS score of 7.0 or equivalent with at least 6.5 in every component if English is not your native language.

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