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Knowledge Into Practice (MA) - SPY00133M

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  • Department: Social Policy and Social Work
  • Module co-ordinator: Mr. Edward Robson
  • Credit value: 10 credits
  • Credit level: M
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22

Module summary

For the module students demonstrate their capacity to apply their knowledge to practice by submitting elements of their practice placement report for marking. There is one 'recall day' of teaching associated with the module but students are primarily supported in the module via VLE resources and formative feedback at the midway point of their placement. 

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Summer Term 2021-22

Module aims

This module aims to develop and asses your ability to apply knowledge and theory to practice experience and to develop your capacity as reflective practitioners

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will 


LO1. Demonstrate a capacity to apply knowledge and theory to their own practice


LO2. Demonstrate a capacity to critically reflect on their practice experiences. 


Module content

Please refer to module content of the Preparation for Practice, Law & Policy & Social Work Across the Lifecourse.  Knowledge Into Practice is a summation of the learning acquired from these three modules and put into practice during Practice Placement 1.


Students are supported by a variety of online learning resources available on the VLE which will support them to put their learning into practice. Students also have 1 'recall' day from placement to attend a workshop on reflective practice and assessment support. 


Task Length % of module mark
Knowledge Into Practice (MA)
N/A 100

Special assessment rules



Task Length % of module mark
Knowledge Into Practice (MA)
N/A 100

Module feedback

Student will receive feedback on their formative assessments two weeks after submission. 

Students will receive feedback on their summative assessments within four weeks of submission. 

Indicative reading


The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University is constantly exploring ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary by the University. Where appropriate, the University will notify and consult with affected students in advance about any changes that are required in line with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.