Child Welfare & Protection

University College Dublin


Course Name Child Welfare & Protection
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X729
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake September annually.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.
Application Date Applications are currently being accepted and can be made via the UCD applications page
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Duration 24 months Part Time

The course is delivered using a blended learning approach with a mixture of day attendance and on line learning. Attendance will depend on the combination of modules taken although is on average 2 days per 10 ECTS module. On line content is released at weekly intervals.
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Entry Requirements Students are required to have a level 8 honours degree or above. Students who do not have a level 8 honours degree or above should contact a member of the programme team in advance of applying and may be eligible based on their prior experience.

Students are required to be currently working with children and/or families and ideally have at least one year’s experience in this area.
Course Content

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This course will equip students with the skills required to engage in their statutory responsibilities under the new legislation relating to the protection and welfare of children. The course offers a flexible approach to learning ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The course offers an interdisciplinary perspective and focuses upon areas such as reporting, responding, clinical supervision and practical court skills. Assessments are based on the application of specific child protection and welfare competencies a...

Further Enquiries Dr Michaela Davis
School of Medicine

Dr Amanda Phelan
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems
Professor Jim Campbell
School of Applied Social Science

UCD Diagnostic Imaging Programme Office,
Health Sciences Centre,
UCD Belfield, Dublin 4.
Tel : + 353 1 716 6545
Fax: + 353 1 716 6547
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