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Short Course

Global Perspectives on Children’s Participation

Children and young people have the right to participate. On this module, students learn what participation could mean in practice by studying a variety of local and global contexts.


Course overview

Highlights of the module:

  • This module is taught by staff at the University's Centre for Children and Young People’s Participation – a knowledge hub with a global reputation.
  • It focuses on participation by marginalised children and young people.
  • The module is associated with the European Network of Masters in Children’s Rights.
  • This module enables you some flexibility in choosing choose the focus of your own learning and building a personalised study programme designed to meet your unique interests, eg in social work, health, education, early years, community work or specific geographical locations

Level: Short Course, CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: Within 5 months
Module Code: SW4709
Campus: Preston
Start Date: January

Entry requirements

This module is aimed at people with experience as participants in or facilitators of children and young people’s participation; staff for whom individual or group participation in decision making is an element of their job role; and, graduates with a clear interest in children and young people’s participation.

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 course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport

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