Child Development, Certificate | University of Derby | Buxton, United Kingdom
3 months
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This module has been designed to develop your knowledge of child development across the age span while highlighting the vulnerability of this age group.University of Derby offers the Child Development programme. 


Key facts

It will encourage an exploration of child developmental theories, including the concepts of attachment and resilience. Assessment tools and models of care will be identified and constructively critiqued. Within the present climate of supporting children to meet their full potential there will be supported debate and discussion around proactive practice and safeguarding issues that are pertinent within the multi-agency practice environment.The teaching includes lectures, group work, activities and case studies and is enhanced through student engagement. 

University of Derby's Child Development programme will teach you more about this topic. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Demonstrate critical awareness and understanding of child development and how this relates to the life stages and chances of children and adolescents within the community.
  • Critically appraise and evaluate the impact of legislation together with national and local policy and conclude the implications for practice within the arena of multi-agency service delivery.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 3 months

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20 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

This course is aimed at health care professionals such as Health Visitors, School Nurses, Paediatric Nurses, Radiographers, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists.

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