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Leadership and Management in Social Care PgCert: Learning support

Learning support on this course

Learning on this course takes place through participating in lectures and small group discussions; by engaging in recommended reading and through participating in the assignments and class-based learning activities including small group discussions, group work exercises, e-learning exercises and use of videos to identify skills and techniques, theories and methods. You will be required to draw upon your own practice experience and relate this to your new learning.

Additional resources for learning are available via StudySpace virtual learnig environment (VLE) which includes digitised readings and hyperlinks from the electronic version of the module guide to relevant websites and practice publications including links to e-books and texts held in the learning resources centre. Learning sessions will include career mapping and opportunities to undertake practice analysis using case studies. All students will be offered an individual tutorial on both modules.

How we can support you

When you arrive at Kingston, we will allocate you a personal tutor to make sure you have access to appropriate advice regarding your academic development.

StudySpace

StudySpace is an online learning management system. It is a potentially limitless resource for lecture notes and interactive teaching including:

  • access to course materials – such as lecture notes, backup materials, presentations and previous exam papers;
  • online chatrooms and bulletin boards – so you can interact with staff and other students; and
  • multimedia features – such as video tutorials.

Because you can use StudySpace from any internet-enabled computer at any time, you can choose when and where you study.

My Kingston

The Kingston University student intranet provides a fast, easy way to find information online. It provides everything you need to know about student life at Kingston including direct links to StudySpace, StudentHUB, OSIS and the iCat library search facility.

Graduate Centres

All postgraduate students at Kingston have access to the Graduate Centres, dedicated spaces for graduate students. These are ideal for private study or holding meetings. Find out more in the Facilities section.

Language support

International students can access plenty of language support, both before and during your course:

For further information

Dermot Brady
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 6579
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For further information

Dermot Brady
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 6579
Email us

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This course is taught at Kingston Hill

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