Our MSc Safeguarding in an International Context course explores the challenges of working across international borders to protect vulnerable children and adults.
Why study with us
- This course is unique in its focus on global safeguarding issues including trafficking, safeguarding online, vulnerable adults, safeguarding adults and safeguarding legislation.
- We offer a wide range of optional modules, so you can follow a path which is relevant to your area of employment or of personal interest to you.
- The modules span various subject areas including Health, Law, Policing, Social Work and Psychology, as safeguarding crosses many specialist areas.
What you'll do
- You’ll undertake six modules and a dissertation that has a focus on international safeguarding issues.
- You can negotiate your assignment topics so that you can study areas of interest to you.
- The course is delivered online so you’ll have the freedom to study at a time that suits you.
- NU4025: Introduction to Postgraduate Research
- NU4053: Dissertation
- NU4075: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults in an International Context
- PS4908: Safeguarding Psychology Project
- SW4035: Safeguarding Children in an International Context
- FZ4717: Safeguarding - Investigation of Child Abuse
- LA4501: International Criminal Law and Security
- LA4504: Transnational Regulation of Human Trafficking
- NU4069: Trafficking of People
- NU4088: Legal Aspects of International Safeguarding
- PS4403: Safeguarding Children and Young People in the Online Environment
- PS4404: Advanced Topics in Safeguarding from Online Sexual Exploitation
NU4025: Introduction to Postgraduate Research
This module aims to develop your understanding of research within health and social care. You will be presented with a broad overview of the principles of research beginning with ethical, epistemological and theoretical perspectives, and moving through qualitative and quantitative research designs, and synthesis.
This is a distance learning course which is taught entirely online with no face-to-face teaching.
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Jo's research interests and teaching focuses on the psychological, social and forensic aspects of the Internet and related technologies, with a specific focus on their use by young people, associated risk exposure and internet safety. This aims to inform evidence-based approaches...
Jean is an experienced practitioner and academic with a background in Law (LLB), Bioethics (MA), Holistic healthcare (MSc) and a PhD entitled 'Straddling paradigms: an interpretive hermeneutic exploration of the experience of midwives practising homeopathy'. Jean teaches across ...
After completing this course you’ll have developed the skills and knowledge needed to excel in a truly multi-agency, multi-disciplinary environment, working effectively across international borders.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
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Alumni Loyalty Discount
UK students with a previous award from us will receive 20% tuition fee discount.Find out more about Alumni Loyalty Discount
This course is based in the School of Health, Social Work and Sport
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