Foundation Degree in Childhood and Youth Studies Part time
Courses at UCEN Manchester combine a variety of teaching and learning activities including seminars, lectures, tutorials, practical workshops and independent work individually as well as in groups.
In addition, these primary teaching and learning methods may be supplemented with field trips, work placements, guest lectures, presentations and group activities as applicable to each subject area.
UCEN campuses have libraries equipped with computers and printers for students which can be used in addition to the classrooms and course specific workspaces such as technology suites, workshops, laboratories and artistic/photographic studios.
As well as the software available to students on campus computers such as SPSS the Adobe suite, students are also able to use Microsoft Office remotely from their own laptops and access course materials using the Virtual Learning Environment.
- Openshaw Campus
- Part Time
- 4 years
- September 2021
Non-academic entry Requirements
• GCSE English Language and Mathematics A* to C, (or 9 to 4 where numeric grades are being awarded)
• 64 UCAS points based upon a relevant full level 3 diploma in the subject area.
• Diploma in Childcare / CACHE or BTEC or equivalent level 3 qualification
We understand that not all applicants may have these and encourage you to contact us to discuss further options available.
Applicants who do not meet the standard entry criteria but have previous learning towards a degree-level qualification or relevant industry or life experience will be considered on an individual basis and may be invited to interview.
What will I be studying?
Children's and Young People's Development (20 credits)
Creating Inclusive Environments (20 credits)
Longitudinal Study (20 credits)
How will I be assessed?
93% Coursework 87% Coursework
7% Practical 13% Practical
Fees, Finance and Funding
Course Associated Costs
When undertaking work experience (which may be paid or unpaid) you may also need to factor in travel costs to your place of work.
DBS Required. Please tick:
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.