Comments about Child Law (Postgraduate Certificate-Diploma-LLM) - At the institution - Newcastle - Tyne and Wear - Tyne and Wear
Standard Entry A first degree or comparable professional qualification. Candidates who have obtained extensive experience in a work-related field will also be considered.
Child Law (Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma/LLM)
This course will enable students to acquire valuable, practical knowledge of the law relating to children and encourage critical reflection upon the operation of the law and students' own practice. It is a flexible programme, offered only by distance learning, providing maximum student support.
Participants can complete the Postgraduate Certificate in 9 months (1.5 semesters), the Postgraduate Diploma in 18 months (3 semesters) or the LLM in 2 years (4 semesters). Please note that this programme commences in February each year.
* Legal Principles and Methodology
* Foundations of Children Law.
* Consent and Confidentiality
- plus one option from the following:
* Children and Medical Issues
* Child Protection
* Expert Witness
* Children and the Criminal Law
* Children's Rights
* Education Law
Two options from the list above.
Students will be asked to confirm which options they wish to study in year 1. Options will then be timetabled with a view to accommodating all students wishes.