Childhood and Youth Studies
BA (Hons) (Top-Up)
Leaflet Code: CR26077PT
Get the skills, knowledge and qualification you need to work at a senior level in the Education sector, with children from 0-19, with this BA (Hons) in Childhood and Youth Studies (Top up). Designed for both students and staff, it will help you follow a rewarding career path in a variety of sectors, including early years, private or voluntary, within the youth and community sector, or in pupil referral units.
Focus on the development of children and youths through the curriculum from birth to nineteen, covering international approaches, reflecting on practice, studying theoretical perspectives and exploring the impact of social policy.
Reflecting on the growing demand from government to have more teacher-led educators educating children of today, you’ll critically analyse how theory links to practice and build the essential skills necessary for a successful career in education.
- Openshaw Campus
- Part Time
- 2 years
- September 2022
Academic Entry requirements
• Foundation Degree, HND or equivalent in the vocational or academic subject area.
• GCSE’S (grade A*-C or equivalent) in both English and mathematics (or be prepared to work towards)
Non-academic entry Requirements
The course is particularly suitable if you have work experience and/or qualifications in industry, including early education, STL level 3 or HLTA level 4 and many other vocational areas
We understand that not all applicants may have these and encourage you to contact us to discuss further options available.
What will I be studying?
Year 1: Historical and International Perspectives (20 credits)
Year 1: Professional Reflective Practice (20 credits)
Year 1: Social Policy (20 credits)
How will I be assessed?
Fees, Finance and Funding
Course Associated Costs
If undertaking work experience (which may be paid or unpaid) you may also need to factor in travel costs to your place of work.
You will be required to have an enhanced DBS check for this course to ensure you meet both our and industry safeguarding requirements. Please note there will be an additional cost to your course fees to cover Disclosure and Baring Service (DBS) checks. Please see the GOV.UK website for DBS costs.
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