Birmingham Newman University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newman University, Birmingham

Working with Children, Young People & Families (Top-Up)

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Course summary

In the current economic climate, there are many challenges facing children, young people and families. Supporting children, young people and families requires informed and educated professionals who are able to understand the social, economic, educational, political and cultural issues and barriers in order to respond to, and challenge the issues facing families and communities today. This top up course will enable you to build on the learning from your foundation degree or HND (or equivalent) in order to complete a full BA (Hons) degree which will enable you to build a career within the field of working with children, young people and families. Why Study This Course?

  • The course provides an opportunity to cover a range of multi-disciplinary issues
  • You will be encouraged to develop an area of particular expertise, in line with your own interests and career aspirations.
  • The course is up to date, keeping pace with changes in society.
  • You have options within the capstone project, so that you can undertake a traditional research project (dissertation) if you wish, or alternatively or could complete a work-based learning research project, or undertake a more creative, taught capstone. This is tailored to offer you more choice and to meet your needs as a future practitioner.

Modules

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for further details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

All applicants will need to have 120 credits at level 4 and 120 credits at level 5 in a relevant Foundation Degree or HND. Please refer to the Birmingham Newman University website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Applicants must obtain Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Whole course
Channel Islands £9250 Whole course
England £9250 Whole course
Northern Ireland £9250 Whole course
Scotland £9250 Whole course
Wales £9250 Whole course

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course, where applicable. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments. Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/
Working with Children, Young People & Families (Top-Up) at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS