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Postgraduate Certificate Blended

Child Protection

University of the West of Scotland

12 months
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1000 GBP/module
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About

Child Protection degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland recognises the increasingly high-profile nature of child protection issues requiring an integrated multi-agency service response. 

Overview

Child Protection degree offered at the University of the West of Scotland has been developed in the context of contemporary policy and practice developments relating to children’s protection and well-being in Scotland.

Protecting our children is at the very heart of society and the individuals and teams who carry out these rewarding and challenging roles make a vital contribution to the safety and well-being of present and future generations. This PgCert will enhance your existing knowledge and understanding of the theory and evidence base that informs contemporary practice. In addition, it can prepare you for a more senior specialist career.

Jobs

You will be equipped to take on specialist child protection roles or be promoted to senior child protection roles within your agency such as:

  • nurse consultant
  • social work team manager
  • child protection lead officer
  • child protection advisor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Child Protection in Context 
  • Protecting Children 
  • Child Protection Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have a degree, although those with significant practice experience will be considered for entry.
  • All applicants must be able to draw from current practice experience in order to meet the PgCert’s assessment requirements. The Course Leader can provide more information prior to submitting an application.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    1000 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1000 GBP per module during 12 months.
  • REST OF UK (ENGLISH, NORTHERN IRISH, WELSH)
£1,200 Cost per 20-credit module of study
  • REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
£1,200 Cost per 20-credit module of study

Living costs for Paisley

700 - 1400 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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