The MSc Safeguarding in an International Context at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) can be undertaken over 2-5 years, exiting with a Master of Science (180 credits). It consists of some core modules, which have to be taken by each student. These include a research module and an introductory module in either safeguarding children or safeguarding vulnerable adults in an international context.
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.
- To promote the evolution of an safeguarding specialist who is adaptable and responsive in recognising international safeguarding issues.
- To promote the development of a safeguarding specialist, who is socio-politically aware of international safeguarding issues, has the values, attitudes, skills, knowledge, professional confidence and personal motivation commensurate with safeguarding practice.
- To support students to critically reflect and synthesise evidence-based outcomes to support effective problem-solving and decision-making skills within a multidisciplinary arena.
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- Safeguarding Vulnerable adults in an International Context
- Safeguarding Children in an International Context
- Safeguarding Psychology Project
- Trafficking of People
- Safeguarding – Investigation of Child abuse
- Safeguarding Children and Young People in the Online Environment
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Start dates & application deadlines
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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 one third of the programme can be Accredited Prior (Experiential) Learning (AP(E)L. Please discuss this with the course leader.
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International13200 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 13200 GBP per year and a duration of .
EU/EEA6900 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6900 GBP per year and a duration of .
Part-time: £765 per 20 credits (UK/EU)
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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