Taught course

Safeguarding

Institution
Newman University · Newman University
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

A relevant good honours degree.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Contemporary Issues in Safeguarding and Vulnerability (30 credits)
The module seeks to develop students understanding of the context in which safeguarding takes place and links this to debates around the appropriateness and effectiveness of policy and practice. In doing this students will explore concepts of vulnerability and risk and how they affect working practices as well as critically evaluating the current policy context. Assessment: A personal reflection on a critical incident related to safeguarding and a 1500 word and a 2500 word assignment critically evaluating policy and practice in relation to safeguarding.
Voices, Rights and Representations (30 credits)
This module seeks to develop student understandings of the historical, philosophical, sociological, legal and political perspectives surrounding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It will include an overview and critique of dominant perspectives both domestically and internationally, around voices, rights and representations and use this as a basis for the evaluation of policy and practice issues.
Assessment
Presentation based on a personal reflection related to Rights Awareness and a 1500 word and a 2500 word assignment critically evaluating policy and practice in relation to Rights.

Fees and funding

UK students
£1,650

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Graham Brotherton
Email
g.brotherton@newman.ac.uk
Phone
0121 476 1181 x2344