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Advanced Child Protection

University of Kent

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The Advanced Child Protection programme from University of Kent is a distance learning programme which runs on a part-time basis for two or more years. The programme is for experienced professionals and is fully accredited by the University of Kent.

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Overview

The MA gives a 360-degree perspective on child protection, introducing you to the viewpoints of academics, practitioners, organisations, parents, children and young people, integrated with contemporary research theory and policy. The impact that technology has on protecting children as well as the effect of the globalisation of the abuse and exploitation of vulnerable children is considered throughout.

The Advanced Child Protection programme from University of Kent has attracted national and international students, all with a variety of experience in child protection. The opportunity to access this diverse pool of knowledge, within an environment that allows you to question and excel, has made the Advanced Child Protection MA a success.

Careers

Our Master’s and stand-alone modules give you the opportunity to further your career and expertise in child protection. As well as benefiting from Kent’s academic excellence, you gain insight into multi-agency relationships and responsibilities. The Centre attracts students from across social work, health, education, probation and the third sector, and widens your potential learning experience. The distance learning delivery of the Master’s programme enables you to fit learning around your life and work commitments and you have the chance to apply your knowledge as you progress. Each cohort contains a unique mix of experiences and professions, providing a valuable opportunity for information exchange and networking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Social Research 
  • Definitions, Prevalence, Causes and Consequences of Child Abuse and Neg
  • Contemporary Child Protection Practice and Policies 
  • The 'Unconscious at Work': The OrganizationalDimensions of Risk-Managem
  • Support, Help and Intervention in International Child Protection 
  • Support, Help and Intervention

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a second class honours degree. In certain circumstances, the School will consider candidates who have not followed a conventional education path and these cases are assessed individually.
  • All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, professional qualifications and relevant experience may also be taken into account when considering applications. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5050 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 5050 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5050 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • PCert: £3367
  • PDip: £3367

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 GBP /month
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