CRI-40044 - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking are Closer than you Think
Coordinator: Bela Arora Room: N/A
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Level: Level 7
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2023/24

The module will be delivered by academics with practical experience of working in the field, alongside experts who are shaping anti-slavery agenda. You will have the opportunity to engage in interactive sessions that will provide you with the tools to spot the signs of modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation, and give you the skills to drive change in your career.

The main aim of the module is to provide students with specialised knowledge and critical understanding of the human trafficking and modern slavery threat landscape.

Intended Learning Outcomes

critically evaluate approaches to tackling modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation.: 1,2
analyse International Political Economy perspectives on globalisation and drivers of exploitation: 1,2
systematically review the impact of globalisation on the modern slavery threat landscape: 1,2
assess and synthesise research on modern slavery and human trafficking from across disciplines and sectors to support analysis.: 1,2

Study hours

20 contact hours on campus
25 hours of structured engagement with online resources
105 hours wider independent study

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Oral Presentation weighted 50%
A 15 minute podcast on a topic related to modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation. Podcast to include an interview component with a cohort peer.

2: Essay weighted 50%
The assessment will take the form of a 2500 essay. Students will be given a choice of 4 topics.