University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate

Advancing Practice (top-up)

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Course summary

This course will engage you in critical and analytical reflection, as well as encourage you to carry out individual and collaborative research. Aimed at professionals from a range of settings, you will be provided with opportunities to refine professional practice, relate theory to practice and to evaluate your capacity to facilitate change in the working environment. You will also be equipped with the skills to make a significant impact on your own workplace practices and to positively influence those of others. The separate pathways available within the course structure will allow you to continue your own professional journey. The potential for knowledge development and skills acquisition can support you to fulfil future specialist roles within your field. To ensure that your studies are relevant to your current or future role, you will also have the opportunity to negotiate a specific assignment that is suitable to you. This University of Worcester award is delivered by the partner institution The Learning Institute. Delivery venues range across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, London and Somerset, (though not on the University of Worcester campus). The running of the degree and of individual groups will be subject to minimum numbers. Key features

  • Available pathways include Early Years Professional, Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People, Learning and Education and Inclusive Education
  • Regular learning sessions, either face-to-face learning in local venues or online, enabling you to balance study, work and home demands
  • Local delivery in a study group to support you to be successful in your study
  • Multi-disciplinary weekend conferences, Friday evening and all day Saturday, to assist you to engage and network with students and tutors on your course from across the country
  • Share your study with students across a small number of interrelated pathways
  • Opportunities to develop networks across education, mental health and well-being sectors
  • Benefit from strong practice links already established across The Learning Institute and professionals, practitioners, service managers

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L536
Institution code:
W80
Campus name:
The Learning Institute
Campus code:
I

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Foundation degree, DipHE, HND or equivalent qualification in education, health, care or welfare or related subject. We consider applications from individuals from a wide range of prior educational and employment experiences, therefore we will also consider applicants from non-standard entry routes. We encourage applications from candidates who can provide evidence of their ability to work at Level 6 and substantial experience of working within education, health, care or social welfare.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £13100* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Advancing Practice (top-up) at University of Worcester - UCAS