University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

Safeguarding in an International Context

The degree is ideal for agencies involved with the protection of people. Delivered completely by distance learning, you can study from home, making it accessible worldwide. Safeguarding children and safeguarding vulnerable adults are issues which involve multi-disciplinary, inter-agency working. Issues such as trafficking of people and international collaboration between agencies are high on the global agenda. International safeguarding involves a variety of topics that can be explored in this programme. As this course incorporates modules from a variety of Schools across the university, you'll be able to follow a path which is of personal interest to you or will be of use in your area of employment.

Entry requirements

In order to study at postgraduate level applicants are expected to have an Honours degree, or equivalent (a portfolio of evidence may be submitted for consideration), as a minimum entry requirement. International students are required to have English at: IELTS 6.5, or equivalent, with no individual component below 6.0. A maximum of 1 3rd of the programme can be Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L).

Course modules

Modules include: Safeguarding vulnerable adults in an international context; safeguarding children in an international context; introduction to post-graduate research; dissertation; safeguarding psychology project; trafficking of people; safeguarding - investigation of child abuse; safeguarding children and young people in the online environment; advanced topics in the safeguarding of children and young people from online sexual exploitation; international criminal law and security; maritime law and security; transnational regulation of human trafficking; student initiated module.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 760 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 760 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 760 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 760 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 760 per Module (Scotland) 3 years
MSc Part-time GBP 760 per Module (Wales) 3 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 760 per Module (England) 3 years
MSc Distance learning GBP 760 per Module (Northern Ireland) 3 years

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