Safeguarding in an International Context at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Our MSc Safeguarding in an International Context course explores the challenges of working across international borders to protect vulnerable children and adults.

  • This programme is only available as an online distance learning course, which provides high quality learning and teaching combined with flexible study.
  • Issues such as child abuse, cybercrime, human trafficking, modern slavery and smuggling are high on the global agenda. Protecting vulnerable children and adults from exploitation often involves working collaboratively across international borders with multiple agencies – from the police to the judiciary, customs and excise, and internet service providers.
  • The aim of this course is to help you become a safeguarding specialist who is socio-politically aware, adaptable and responsive in recognising international safeguarding issues. It’s an ideal professional development opportunity for any who’s involved in the protection of people in a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency working environment.
Why study with us
  • This course is unique in its focus on global safeguarding issues including trafficking, safeguarding online, vulnerable adults, safeguarding adults and safeguarding legislation.
  • We offer a wide range of optional modules, so you can follow a path which is relevant to your area of employment or of personal interest to you.
  • The modules span various subject areas including Health, Law, Policing, Social Work and Psychology, as safeguarding crosses many specialist areas.


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Entry requirements

Applicants should hold at least a 2:2 degree or equivalent such as a portfolio. Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme and if they have experience. A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application. A maximum of one third of the programme can be Accredited Prior Experiential Learning. IELTS: Score of at least 6.5 with no component lower than 6.0 or equivalent.

Fees and funding

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Safeguarding in an International Context at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS