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Entry Essay Guidance - IGA Diploma in Groupwork Practice

Updated: Apr 6, 2022

Applicants who do not have a first degree are required to submit an essay to demonstrate their theoretical ability. As a requirement for entry onto the Diploma Course the essay will be assessed to be to the required standard.

Essay Title: Critically explore the therapeutic use of boundaries in a group

Essay Length: The essay should be 1,500 words long

References and Bibliography: The essay should quote and make direct reference to original group analytic texts, in particular Foulkes. The essay should include a fully annotated bibliography of texts referred to.

Marking Criteria: Essay will be marked according to the criteria in the table below. Essays should demonstrate competence in each of these criteria.

Entry Essay Marking Criteria