University of Suffolk
Social Work Practice Education PgCert
University of Suffolk

Key Course Facts

Course Description

This course is aimed at experienced social workers who wish to contribute to the learning, assessment, teaching and supervision of others. The course provides candidates with knowledge and skills to become effective, evidence-informed Stage-2 social work practice educators.

It 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. The programme is mapped against the Professional Educator Professional Standards (PEPS).

Entry Requirements / Admissions

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic) 7

IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) is required in addition to GCSE English Language where English is not the students' first language.

IELTS (Academic) 7

IELTS 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 in each component) is required in addition to GCSE English Language where English is not the students' first language.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Social Work Practice Education, PgCert, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Admission selection criteria will be determined in partnership with the local authority and Private and Voluntary sector.

A minimum participants will be qualified Social Workers with at least 2 years post-qualifying professional experience.

Applicants will be selected for the course in liaison with Suffolk County Council.

Costs

Tuition Fees Social Work Practice Education PgCert

England UK £944
Northern Ireland £944
Scotland £944
Wales £944
Channel Islands £944

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

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About University of Suffolk

The University of Suffolk is a publicly funded higher education institution situated in both Suffolk and Norfolk, in the East Anglia region of England. There are four campuses operated by this university in Suffolk, including those of Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, and Ipswich. Students also attend a site located in Norfolk, known as the Great Yarmouth campus. Prospective applicants can expect a career-oriented university, with traditional Liberal Arts degree offerings. When it comes to enjoying your free time, you have access to a varied selection of well funded and organised Clubs and Societies that take place on-campus, with high levels of participation.

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Student composition of University of Suffolk

undergraduates:
12245
postgraduates:
265
Total:
12510
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