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Child Protection (PgCert)

University of the West of Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus, Off campus

Content

Protecting our children is at the very heart of society and the individuals and teams who carry out these rewarding and challenging roles make a vital contribution to the safety and well-being of present and future generations. This programme will enhance your existing skills in this sector and prepare you for a more senior specialist career.

This programme has been developed in the context of contemporary policy and practice developments relating to children’s protection and well-being in Scotland. You will have the opportunity to critically explore theoretical frameworks, research, and practice issues across professional and disciplinary boundaries in a multiagency practice environment. You will also develop a child-centred perspective in addressing the protection of children and young people.

Entry Requirements

You should normally have a degree, although those with significant practice experience will be considered for entry.

You must be able to draw from current practice experience in order to meet the programme’s assessment requirements.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Certificate

Study Method

Distance and Flexible learning

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

School of Health and Life Sciences

Department

Health

SCQF Level

11

Website

www.uws.ac.uk