Keele’s popular and long-running MA Child Care Law and Practice is one of the few courses within the UK to adopt a truly interdisciplinary approach to children’s safeguarding, drawing on our academic expertise in law, social care, medicine and health. Predominantly focused on the UK legal jurisdiction, you will examine the legal and policy frameworks that affect children, their rights and the role of families. Ideal for recent graduates or working professionals, you can develop specialist knowledge and gain a recognised qualification studying flexibly over one, two or five years in short, intensive teaching blocks. Why choose this course?
- Taught by staff with broad expertise in children's rights, child exploitation, international child law, healthcare and youth justice
- Block teaching delivery allows you to study and work full-time and this course benefits from essay-based assessment
- Discuss, share experiences and learn about different regional practices with a diverse student cohort
- Opportunities to hear direct from guest lecturers with specialist practice and research expertise, including members of the judiciary
- Keele is an internationally recognised centre for legal research with world-leading impact
For information regarding modules for this course, please visit the course page on the Keele University website.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- The Bar Council
- The Law Society
Applicants should normally have a degree with first or second-class honours or equivalent and/or relevant professional qualifications. However, candidates who do not meet the standard criteria will be considered. Applications are welcomed from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals from areas including, but not limited to, social welfare, law, criminal justice and healthcare.
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