This module enables the candidates to explore safeguarding children in a comparative context and develop their own expertise in international safeguarding.
A range of modules are available to enhance your knowledge, develop skills and further your CPD. Credits can be gained on a standalone modular basis or used to achieve one of the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s CPD target awards.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Online (no attendance)
COURSE LENGTH: Weekly online tutorials over 15 weeks (1 semester), plus self-directed study.
SCHOOL: School of Social Work, Care and Community
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
CAMPUS: Online Only
START DATE: January
This module is aimed at those who have a professional, practical or academic interest in safeguarding children in an international context.
All candidates need to ensure that they have a relevant undergraduate degree at 2:2 or above, or evidence of their ability to study at postgraduate level.
This module aims to provide students with opportunities to develop and advance their knowledge of practice and policy in safeguarding children and young people in an international context. It will allow students to consider the experiences of children in differing contexts, countries and continents. The module will contribute to the continuing professional development of practitioners, academics and researchers in the field of safeguarding children and young people.
The module covers topics including:
20 Credit Module at Level 7
This course is delivered online.
The assessment will be an essay.
Fiona Harbin, Module Leader
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to:
The School of Social Work Care and Community has worked closely with some of the key local statutory and independent employers in the development of this module. The learning from this module can be used to requirements for continuing professional development and continuing education.
Under the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s Centre for CPD portfolio, currently this module is only available to complete as standalone. For more details on the school’s CPD offering please visit www.uclan.ac.uk/socialworkcpd
This module is also a core module (mandatory module) on the MSc Safeguarding in an International Context
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
To apply to undertake this module as standalone under the School of Social Work, Care and Community’s Centre for CPD offering, please contact the CPD team for specific guidance to support you in completing an application and to ensure it is directed appropriately once submitted. You will be advised to apply through the University Online Application System. Individuals should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support. Should you have any further questions about the application or enrolment process please contact the CPD team on:
Tel: +44 (0)1772 894361/3408
To apply to undertake the MSC Safeguarding in an International Context, please follow the instructions on the MSC webpage: /courses/msc_safeguarding_international_context.php