Public Health with Professional Registration as a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse (Health Visiting) Postgraduate Diploma
The Consultative Supervision programme has been running since 2000 and has an excellent reputation as a comprehensive training package for continuing professional development, covering both the practical and theoretical aspects of consultative supervision. The PG Consultative Supervision is the first stage of the MA Consultative Supervision course delivered at the University of South Wales.
The PG Diploma Consultative Supervision is for you if you are a member of the helping professions providing non-managerial supervision for practitioners in relation to their professional practice. This includes Health Care Professionals, Counsellors, Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers and other similar roles
The course offers inspiring study sessions through a combination of experienced tutors who are passionate about supervision and a rich amalgamation of enthusiastic students, from a range of different backgrounds.
Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto with an average of 6.0-6.9, Aprobado or above
English language qualifications:
GCSE pass in English at Grade C or above
IELTS with an average overall score 6.5 with at least a 5.5 in each component
TOEFL IBT minimum score 88
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): exams taken from January 2015 – overall score of 176 with at least 162 in each component; exams taken before January 2015 – Grade C and no less than borderline in each skill
Trinity College English Language qualifications: ISE III Pass for postgraduate taught courses and research applications
City and Guild’s IESOL/ISESOL tests at expert and mastery levels (C2 and C1) for the majority of postgraduate programmes
Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic) with a minimum of 67 points in each elemen
Don’t worry if you do not meet these requirements, we run a number of courses to prepare you for academic studies.
Module One – Individual Supervision Skills & Strategies (30 credits)
On this module you will learn a range of supervision skills and theoretical models and are invited to develop your personal model of supervision practice which is congruent with your own theoretical orientation and working context.
Module Two – Group Supervision & Supervision on an Organisational Level (30 credits)
This module will help you to adapt your personal models of supervision to work with groups and within an organisational setting. Skills, strategies and models for group supervision are explored, as well as the role of supervision in creating healthy organisational systems.
Students may choose to exit the course or continue to complete the
MA Consultative Supervision course.
Learning and teaching methods
The delivery of the PG Diploma is through blended learning, combining stimulating experiential weekends and home study which provides flexibility to working professionals. Study comprises of a combination of home study packs that are accessible online and attending six (once-a-month, two-day) teaching sessions at the Caerleon campus.
On the block teaching sessions, you will experience workshops demonstrating creative approaches to practice, skills practice in small groups and group presentations. This serves to consolidate your learning from your practice in the field.
Once you have completed the PG Diploma you will have demonstrated that you have an in-depth knowledge of supervision, which is likely to include specialist knowledge gained by your own research findings. This is likely to further develop your reputation as a professional supervisor. Students can choose to proceed to the final master stage. See MA Consultative Supervision for more information.
There may also be opportunities for you to progress into further study via a PhD route on application, both at the University of South Wales and other UK Universities.