This page lists the short courses and certificates offered by the Faculty of Social Sciences. You can find a list of our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees on the Faculty course pages.


Huntington's disease

Huntington’s disease: an enabling approach to supporting families

A module designed for practitioners working in health, social care, advocacy, and community organisations who currently or may potentially work with people with Huntington’s disease. The course would also be of relevance to those working with younger people with other types of dementia.


Improving Dementia Care

An online, 15 week undergraduate course designed for health and social care practitioners looking to improve their knowledge and practice in the field of dementia care.

Certificate in Adult Services, Support and Protection

The Certificate programme is suitable for frontline staff working in adult services across health and social care who need to understand and work with the array of policy and legislation aimed at supporting people to lead full and independent lives while also - protecting adults who are at risk of harm. The programme may also be relevant for first-line managers or those with responsibility for staff training and development in adult services.

Certificate in Child Welfare and Protection

The Certificate in Child Welfare and Protection is a vital programme for professionals working with vulnerable children, young people and their families. The modules are designed for inter-disciplinary learning and may be appropriate for staff working in a broad range of roles and settings.

Certificate in Management and Leadership in Social Services

The Certificate is appropriate for frontline managers and supervisors working in diverse roles and specialisms. Participants on the course may come from a health, social work, education, occupational therapy or housing background and may be working in residential, day services or fieldwork settings.


Facilitating the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme

Our work based CPD course for all health and social care practitioners nominated to become facilitators of the Best Practice in Dementia Care Learning Programme. 

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