Social Work - Advanced Fieldwork Practice & Supervision

University College Cork


Course Name Social Work - Advanced Fieldwork Practice & Supervision
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code ADFPS
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Blended
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment NEXT INTAKE: TBC
Application Date


During your online application you will be required to upload the following documents:

Birth Cert or Passport
Passport Photograph
Supplementary Questions Document ADFPSS Supplemental Questions [please download document and up...

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Duration 1 academic year. Part-time.

Postgraduate Diploma:
The programme runs 2 Fridays per month from October to April with 2 workshops on 2 consecutive days (Thursday and Friday) in September and May. The programme adopts a blended approach to teaching and learning; lectures, group and individual tutorials, peer group meetings, online learning and self-directed study.
Course Fee Postgraduate Diploma: Practice Teacher placement fee is not paid. Course Costs are met by the School of Applied Social Studies.
Financial Support Students who are registered on this programme are eligible to apply for the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students. Eligibility criteria applies. For more information see
Entry Requirements

Expand+Registered or eligible for registration with CORU. 2yrs post qualifying experience. Written Permission of employing agency; Agreement to take a student on placement; Have supervised at least one professional social work student. Course participants ...


Expand+Additional Teaching Mode Information
Students who opt to exit the programme after Year 1 will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Fieldwork Practice and Supervision (Social Work) upon successful completion and passing modules to the value ...

Course Content

Expand+The Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Fieldwork Practice and Supervision (Social Work) was set up in 2001 as a one-year Postgraduate Diploma award and it represents a very important programme in terms of the School’s mission of creating and sustaini...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1 Modules
SS6800: Introduction to Practice Teaching and Supervision (10 credits)
Introduction to conceptual frameworks of supervision and assessment of fieldwork practice. Theories and methods of reflective learning and adult/experiential lear...

Assessment Method The completed portfolio forms the basis of the final assessment on the Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Fieldwork Practice and Supervision (Social Work). A number of designated assignments are included in the Portfolio. Participants will also provide evidence that they have successfully supervised a social work student to placement completion.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Progression to MA in Advanced Fieldwork
Participants interested in applying for the MA should indicate their preference to do so to the Programme Director at an early stage. The requirements for progression onto the MA are: successful completion of...

Further Enquiries Programme Coordinator: Joanne Rose
+ 353 21 490 3954

Programme Administrator: Julianne Moynihan
+ 353 21 490 4707
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