MSc-PgDip-PgCert Vocational Rehabilitation

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  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements A qualification to practise in a health or social care profession, or a degree and relevant work experience with people with disabilities are required for this course. This might include, for example, human resources, employment, rehabilitation or disability services. Exceptionally those individuals who have other qualifications and are currently working in an area relevant to vocational rehabilitation will be considered. Entry is normally on to one of the postgraduate certificate courses.
  • Academic title
    MSc/PgDip/PgCert Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Course description
    This part-time course is suitable for people working in rehabilitation, human resources, employment and disability services.

    It focuses on vocational rehabilitation for people employed in agencies and services who help individuals, including those with disabilities, to gain or retain employment.

    You examine the current political and sociological context of employment for people with disabilities and the barriers they face. You also develop practical skills and interventions to improve your current practice.

    Core and optional modules allow you to develop a programme of study to meet your personal and professional needs.

    You can take any module individually for continuing professional development. Alternatively, you can work towards a named award by taking the appropriate number of credits on a specified route. This may be a postgraduate certificate, a postgraduate diploma or a masters degree.

    This course improves your ability to learn and collaborate effectively in practice, to provide a co-ordinated service that meets the identified employment needs of individuals.

    It also enables you to use and undertake research to develop your knowledge and functional and intellectual capacity in this specialist area.

    Course content

    Postgraduate certificate
    • context of vocational rehabilitation (15 credits) • impact and experience of disability (30 credits) • optional module (15 credits)
    • context of vocational rehabilitation (15 credits) • vocational pathways (30 credits) • optional module (15 credits)

    Postgraduate diploma
    • vocational pathways (30 credits) or impact and experience of disability (30 credits) • research for practice (30) or optional module (30 credits) or independent enquiry (30 credits)

    Masters degree
    • dissertation (60 credits)

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