Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Safeguarding Children

University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

12 months
13500 GBP/year
7100 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This demanding and rewarding Safeguarding Children course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is an opportunity for continuing personal and professional development where you’ll be encouraged to challenge assumptions about children and their lives, and the practices, policies, services and legislation that surround them. 

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Safeguarding children is a high profile area of work, where decision making carries a high order of risk for children, their families and those who engage with them. You’ll develop an in-depth knowledge of child protection work and be able to demonstrate effective, evidence based skills with our PG Certificate (PG Cert) in Safeguarding Children .

Why study with us

You’ll be equipped with knowledge that will help you to critically evaluate past and current safeguarding policy and practice in children’s and young people’s services, early years, education, social work and care and health and community work.

You’ll also be able to generate new ideas and approaches to safeguarding policy and practice when working with children and young people.

Future careers

The Safeguarding Children course from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) was developed to support practitioners and others whose work or research interests lie in a wide range of services for children, young people, their parents or carers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theorising Childhood and Adolescence
  • Childhood in Law and Welfare
  • Safeguarding Children

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:1 or above in a relevant subject
  • However, students with a lower class of degree will be considered, subject to interview
  • Non-standard entrants with suitable extensive work experience with children and young people and evidence of recent study will also be considered

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7100 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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