University of Central Lancashire: Professional Practice (Early Action)

InstitutionUniversity of Central Lancashire View institution profile
Department School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
Telephone 01772 892400
Study type Taught


Course overview - Public services are a constantly changing, dynamic environment – and for those working within the public services, the demands are high. Developed collaboratively by practitioners and academics, the MSc Professional Practice (Early Action) course has been developed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and understanding required to work effectively within multi-agency teams – whether from a statutory organisation, the voluntary sector or a charity.

  • This course offers the ideal professional development opportunity for current professionals in the field of multi-agency partnership working. It’s particularly useful for graduates in criminology, health, law, policing or sociology.

  • You’ll gain the knowledge and practical skills required to understand multi-agency partnership working and learn how to design, plan and implement sustainable solutions to everyday problems. You’ll draw on relevant theory to test potential solutions, developing your critical thinking, communication and self-management skills along the way.

Why study with us - You’ll be learning from the experts – our course team have considerable academic and practical experience of multi-agency working and are actively involved in development and research in this area.

  • You can fit this professional development opportunity around your other work commitments – this course is available on a full-time, part-time or distance learning basis.


University of Central Lancashire


Founded in 1828 as the Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge, the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) now has a staff and student community approaching 38,000 and 180,000 alumni. The University offers over 200 postgraduate courses – both taught and research – in a range of subjects. What's more, UCLan is ranked in the top 6% of universities in the world (CWUR 2019/20). We also have a community of around 20,000 students from over 120 countries, including 5,000 postgraduate students and 700 research students.

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