CRI-40046 - Identifying Survivors and Restoring Lives
Coordinator: Bela Arora Room: N/A
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 7
Credits: 30
Study Hours: 300
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Programme/Approved Electives for 2023/24


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2023/24

You will be introduced to case studies from across the world on strategies used to rescue survivors and restore lives. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the barriers an individual may face in extricating themselves from an exploitative situation. You will also explore how wider economic, environmental and societal dynamics may exacerbate the situation and shape choices. The module will draw on expertise and insights from leading anti-slavery charities.

The module will explore how charities and law enforcement work together to identify victims of modern slavery, human trafficking and exploitation, and bring them to safety. The module will explore models of after-care that are aimed to restore the lives of survivors.

Intended Learning Outcomes

critically appraise models of survivor aftercare: 1
critically reflect on the reasons why an individual may remain in an exploitative situation: 1,2
assess and synthesise the most current research and advanced scholarship on the subject matter, from across the disciplines: 1
systematically appraise the complexities of preventing re-exploitation: 1,2

Study hours

30 hours class based learning
40 hours preparation for tutorials
230 hours preparation for assessments

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 80%
3000 word essay
A 3000 essay. Students will select a topic from 4 options.

2: Oral Presentation weighted 20%
15 minute presentation
A critical appraisal of complexities of preventing re-exploitation