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Celebrating the launch of Advocacy courses at Birmingham Learning Centre!

By Jessie Reid
Thursday, October 8, 2020

UWTSD is launching the BA(Hons) Advocacy course at Birmingham Learning Centre, for January 2021.

As the first of its kind in the UK, these Advocacy courses have been developed at UWTSD to ensure that the capacity of individuals to act independently and make their own free choices, empowerment and the voice of the individual and/or community is promoted in all aspects of society. We are now introducing those courses at Birmingham Learning Centre, and applications for January are open.

The debate around social policy and service provision has highlighted the need for professionals who are able to appreciate how social policies are continuously reconstructed and changed and the contribution to these processes from those who come from different value positions and different social, cultural and economic backgrounds.

Students on this programme can study for 1-3 years, and earn a CertHE, DipHE or a BA(Hons).


Louise, a BA(Hons) graduate from the Carmathen campus, said:

I decided to study advocacy as this is something I have always had passion towards. I would love to support vulnerable individuals; to be a voice for them and I found completing this degree has offered me a good background knowledge and experience of advocacy.

Savannah, another graduate from the BA(Hons) Advocacy course in Carmathen, said:

I decided to study advocacy as the subject is something I have particularly been passionate about. The degree in advocacy was the perfect way for me to gain excellent knowledge and experience in the chosen field. The degree in Advocacy has helped me to gain knowledge and understanding of Advocacy in more depth. My three years at UWTSD have provided me with an excellent learning environment to undertake my studies. I would highly recommend individuals who are passionate about advocacy to undertake the three year degree in Advocacy. This degree will offer students excellent knowledge and understanding before working in the field, students can then apply the knowledge and skills they have learnt when undertaking advocacy after graduating. I have now decided to undertake my PCET in order to gain more knowledge and become a lecturer in advocacy in the future.

Further Information

If you’d like to learn more about our Advocacy courses, visit the course page or email BirminghamAdmissions@uwtsd.ac.uk.