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Safeguarding and Security MA (Full-time)

London Metropolitan University
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
London
English
January 2021
Virtual open day
3/10/2021
Virtual open day
3/31/2021

Program description

Safeguarding and Security MA (Full-time)

Our Safeguarding and Security MA will offer you the opportunity to study in an established and interdisciplinary environment. You'll develop a strong conceptual framework for exploring contemporary safeguarding issues at theoretical and practical levels.

This course will provide a valuable continuation to undergraduate study of sociology, criminology, psychology and related disciplines, allowing you to apply your academic knowledge in an arena of current and controversial debate.

Our MA course will familiarise you with the contemporary debates and policy initiatives surrounding the identification and protection of vulnerable populations. The course will guide you through the factors that lead to societies constructing and recognising categories of vulnerability, eventual legislative responses and practical protection. You'll reflect critically on the identification of people and populations who are most at risk and gain an understanding of the relevance and practicality of resilience strategies.

This course will enable you to view a range of adult and child safeguarding interventions from the perspectives of cultural violence to the criminalisation of the vulnerable. You'll understand how social inequalities and health care problems impact on vulnerable populations and learn to employ research methodologies for evaluation of violence and institutional abuse.

Admission requirements

You will be required to have:

  • a minimum of a lower second class (2.2) honours degree in a relevant discipline of social sciences such as criminology, sociology, law or psychology or possess relevant professional qualifications.
  • a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

Applications are also welcome from those who have experience working in the criminal justice system.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

  • Dissertation in Safeguarding and Security
  • Policies, Regulatory framework for Safeguarding
  • Social Responsibility and Interventions
  • Vulnerabilities and Risks
  • Criminological Research Methods
  • Further Research Methods
  • Researching Violence and Evaluating Interventions
  • Cybercrime and Cyber Security
  • Explaining Violence
  • Law, Policy and Ethics
  • Psychopathology
  • Resilience and Mindfulness
  • Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People
  • Sexual Violence: Causes, Consequences and Interventions
  • Treatment Interventions
  • Violence Against Women: Issues, Research and Policy

Modules and module details are subject to change over time.

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • UK/EU Students: £8,950 per year
  • International Students: £13,250 per year

Career opportunities

Career opportunities are available across the private and public sectors, local authorities, civil organisations working with vulnerable children and adults, safeguarding adult boards (SAB) and the justice system.

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London Metropolitan University

London Metropolitan University

Based in England’s historic capital city, London Metropolitan University has a rich history of education with its roots dating back to 1848. Taking its current form following a merger of two well-renowned universities in 2002, it offers a wide range...


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Contact info

London Metropolitan University

166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London

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http://www.londonmet.ac.uk

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