Systemic Practice (Families and Couples) Graduate Certificate





About the course

This course introduces a systemic approach for professionals who work with families and couples, and focuses on the theoretical and practical issues involved in the application of systemic principles.

Using experiential and didactic teaching methods, we will provide you with skills training and a theoretical base, and the opportunity to relate your studies to the professional context in which you work.

Particular emphasis will be placed on meeting the needs of the most disadvantaged client groups, and the promotion and development of anti-discriminatory ways of working.

This unique course is delivered in partnership with The Institute of Family Therapy in London.

Choose Graduate Certificate Systemic Practice (Families and Couples) and:

  • Learn to critically evaluate a range of systemic models, knowledge and skills that respond to the different needs of families and couples and unexpected practice situations
  • Study and critique systemic theory, practice and the latest developments in the field, and the presenting issues faced by families and couples
  • Develop the ability to transform systemic practice ideas and skills into direct work with families and couples
  • Gain the knowledge you will need to meet the needs of the most disadvantaged client groups, and promote and develop anti-discriminatory ways of working
  • Explore the ethical and legal frameworks that are relevant to the requirements of organisations in terms of accountability and responsibility
  • Challenge the latest ideas and evidence based research to make assessments, formulate interventions and review the effectiveness of direct work
  • Benefit from a range of educational strategies, including direct multi-media plenary teaching from leading specialists in the field.



Systemic Practice (Families and Couples) - Graduate Certificate - Institute of Family Therapy, London

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  • Course level - Undergraduate
  • UCAS Code -
  • Campus Location - Institute of Family Therapy, London
  • Start dates - Oct
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Attendance - Full time | Part-time day
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Entry requirements

Applicants must have a degree level qualification or equivalent.

We are committed to widening access to the course and students who can demonstrate an ability to work at graduate level in the absence of a degree may be eligible for RPEL (Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning).

Applicants must have relevant professional experience such as psychology, social work, medicine, nursing or counselling and must currently be working with children in a professional context.

Applicants who need to establish English language proficiency must show evidence of reaching IELT (International English Language Test) Level 6 or equivalent.

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Fees and Funding

  • The full-time undergraduate tuition fee is £9,250 per year. The part-time undergraduate tuition fee is charged pro-rata to £6,160. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees. You can also apply for a maintenance loan from the Government to help cover your living costs.

    See www.gov.uk/student-finance

    The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help you finance your studies.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/scholarships

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • The full-time undergraduate tuition fee is £9,250 per year. The part-time undergraduate tuition fee is charged pro-rata to £6,160. You can apply for a loan from the Government to help pay for your tuition fees.

    See www.gov.uk/student-finance

    The University of Bedfordshire offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to help you finance your studies.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/scholarships

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

  • The full-time tuition fee is £11,500 per year A prompt payment discount is available if you pay the full Year 1 fee before or at registration. There are also special scholarships available.

    See www.beds.ac.uk/intfees

    The University reserves the right to increase tuition fees by no more than inflation.

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