Child Welfare & Protection

University College Dublin


Course Name Child Welfare & Protection
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code X742
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (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 GradDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Next Intake: September annually.
Application Date Applications are currently being accepted and can be made via the UCD applications page
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Duration 12 months part-time.
Course Fee Irish/EU Applicants: €6,900.
Non-EU Applicants: €12,900.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+Am I Eligible for this Course?
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 ba...

Comment The course is delivered using a blended learning approach with a mixture of day attendance and online learning Attendance will depend on the combination of modules taken although is on average 2 days per module. Online content is released at weekly intervals.
Course Content

Expand+Graduate Diploma in Child Welfare & Protection

Course in Context
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. ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The Graduate Diploma is made up from the following modules up to a total of 60 ECTS.

Legal Responsibilities in Child Welfare and Protection 5 ECTS

Diverse Contexts for Child Welfare and Protection 10 ECTS

Theory Concepts and Philosophy in ...

Number of Credits 60
Further Enquiries Academic Programme Director:
Dr. Michaela Davis
School of Medicine

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

Dr Amanda Phelan
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems

Professor Jim Campbell
School of Applied Social Science
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