Foundation course in family therapy (Image courtesy of Pixabay)

Key features

This module focuses on the theory and practice of contemporary family therapy practice in healthcare provision and health enhancement in a wide variety of clinical and non-clinical settings.

The aim of this module is to develop your critical awareness of family therapy theory and skills, to apply them selectively and reflect on their application.

This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways - please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

Module dates

29 October, 26 November, 10 December 2021, 7, 21 January, 4, 18 February, 4, 18 March, 27 May and 1 July 2022.   

Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree

How to apply

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.

This module is delivered by:

Marie-Helene Arti

Livewell Southwest

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
Admissions information Additional information and documentation required for the application process.Access to application forms, download guides and confirmation information. Visit our admissions homepage.
Faculty of Health and Human Sciences

You can contact the Professional Development Unit with any queries

Prospective student enquiries

+44 1752 586951

Current student enquiries

Professional Development Unit, Level 4 Rolle Building, University of Plymouth, Drake Circus, Plymouth, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom.

8.30–17.00 (Friday 16.30)