Course and Subject Handbook 2011 Course Information Postgraduate Courses Postgraduate Certificate of Child Protection Practice

Postgraduate Certificate of Child Protection Practice

NB: NOT OFFERED IN 2011

DISCONTINUED AS OF 31/12/2010

Course Code

84811

Version

2

Faculty

Arts, Education and Social Sciences

Award Requirements

Course Structure

Candidature

Progression

Advanced Standing

Award Details

Admission Requirements

Course Pre-requisites

Completion of an appropriate undergraduate degree, from this or another University; or

Other qualifications or practical experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Arts, Education and Social Sciences as equivalent to the above.

Additional selection requirements

Nil

Special admission requirements

Nil

English Language Requirements

Academic Requirements for Course Completion

Credit points

12 credit points as per course structure

Additional course rules

Nil

Additional completion requirements

Nil

Course Structure

Core Subjects

WS5110:03 Key Theoretical Perspectives in Contemporary Practice

WS5111:03 Organisational Context of Child Protection

WS5112:03 Practising in Child Protection

WS5113:03 Working with Children, Family and Caregivers

Candidature

Expected time to complete

1 year part-time

Maximum time to complete

2 years

Maximum leave of absence

1 year

Progression

Course progression requisites

Nil

Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)

No

Special assessment requirements

Nil

Accreditation requirements

Nil

Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade

Nil

Supplementary exam for final subject

Not applicable

Advanced Standing

Eligibility

Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy associated procedures.

Maximum allowed

6 credit points

Currency

Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.

Expiry

Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 10 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course of study prescribed for the degree.

Other restrictions

Not applicable

Award Details

Inclusion of majors on testamur

Not applicable - this course does not have majors

Exit with lesser award

Not applicable

Course articulation

Not applicable

Document Modification History

Version No.

Approval Date

Modification Type

Effective Date

1-09

10/2009

Original document

10/2009