Advocacy empowers individuals to act independently, to champion rights, to become the voice of the community and to promote an inclusive society as part of their professional occupation or as an engaged, proactive citizen. The Certificate in Higher Education in Advocacy has been designed as a springboard for students wishing to enter professions working in diverse fields, for example, Community education, Education, Health and/or social care, the Police services, the Probation Service, Social enterprise, Teaching, Trades Union representation, Voluntary organisations and Youth support.
Year One - Level 4 (Cert HE) • Advocacy Services in the 21st Century (20 credits; compulsory) • Agency, Empowerment and Anti-Oppressive Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Learning in the Digital Era (20 credits; compulsory; Graduate Attributes Framework module) • Multi-Agency Working: Policy in Practice (20 credits; compulsory) • Understanding Society: An Introduction to Sociological Theory (20 credits; compulsory) • Who are We: Culture and Identity (20 credits; compulsory).
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9000||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||Year 1|