University of Cumbria
Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults
The course aims to provide a stimulating and challenging academic and scholarly environment for learners who wish to advance their academic and professional development beyond undergraduate level, through developing specialised knowledge and a critical awareness of issues at the forefront of safeguarding policy and practice. This programme of study is designed to enable health and social care professionals and others in the safeguarding domain to analyse and evaluate the current state of theory, policy and practice in this area. There is a specific emphasis on the UK but with some recourse to international approaches for the purpose of sharing good practice and critical comparison.
1st or 2nd Class Honours degree. Students with other qualifications may be admitted to the course via accredited prior learning (APL) procedures.
Modules include: Professional values and ethics; critical perspectives in safeguarding and child protection; critical perspectives in safeguarding adults.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|Professional Award||Full-time||-||6 months|
|Professional Award||Part-time||-||6 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Fusehill Street, Carlisle||Carlisle||CA1 2HH||North East|
Course Enquiry Centre
0845 606 1144