The first course of its kind in the world, our Safeguarding in an International Context Master’s degree is ideal for agencies involved with the protection of people. Delivered completely by distance learning, you can study from home, making it accessible worldwide. Safeguarding children and safeguarding vulnerable adults are issues which involve multi-disciplinary, inter-agency working. 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.
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.
Each module that students will study has a credit rating. A standard module = 20 credits. The course is available at MSc (180 credits) with exit awards of post graduate certificate (60 credits) or post graduate diploma (120 credits). Students are required to undertake either Safeguarding Children or Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults as a core module (each = 20 credits). There is also the option to study both modules. Students are also required to undertake a research module, which is 20 credits, and either a dissertation or a psychology project, which are both 60 credits. Students are then required to make up the remaining credits, depending on which award they are studying for, with a selection of option modules. This allows for the student to access and study modules that are of interest to them and/or relevant for their professional needs.
Safeguarding Vulnerable adults in an International Context
Safeguarding Children in an International Context
Introduction to Post-Graduate Research
Safeguarding Psychology Project
Trafficking of People
Safeguarding – Investigation of Child abuse
Safeguarding Children and Young People in the Online Environment
Advanced Topics in the Safeguarding of Children and Young people from Online Sexual Exploitation
International Criminal Law and Security
Maritime Law and security
Transnational Regulation of Human Trafficking
Student Initiated Module
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