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Childhood in Law & Welfare

This module aims to give candidates a critical understanding of the part law plays in interpreting childhood and constructing appropriate roles for children.

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Course overview

20 Credit Module at Level 7

This module aims to give candidates a critical understanding of the part law plays in interpreting childhood and constructing appropriate roles for children. Students will consider key legislation and policy initiatives both in the UK and internationally to develop their understanding of childhood, with particular emphasis on children’s’ rights, advocacy, and the construction children as victims and criminals.

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study mode: Part time
Duration: 11 weeks
Campus: Preston
Module code: SW4032
Start date: February and bespoke options available

Entry requirements

This module is aimed at statutory and voluntary service practitioners.

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.

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This course is based in the School of Social Work, Care and Community located in the Faculty of Allied Health and Wellbeing

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