Bury College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Cumbria

Working with Children and Families

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Course summary

TEF Silver

Bury College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course is aimed at those wishing to work in a wide variety of organisations supporting and working with children, young people and their families. As a student on this programme you will be developing a broad understanding of the complex range of factors which impact the children and young people in our society and also how these factors intersect with family life.

Course details


You will cover the following topics: Level 4 • Perspectives in Human Development • Professional Skills with Children, Young People, Families and Communities • Social and Political Influences on Policy and Practice • Play and Creative Development in Diverse Contexts • Cultural and Historical Influences on Children, Young People and Families • An Introduction to Practitioner Research Level 5 • Researching and Evaluating Practice • Crime and Conflict • Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Anti-oppressive Practice (with work based learning) • The Internet, Media and Society • Identity, Personality and Social Justice • Innovative Approaches to Working with Children and Families Level 6 • Enabling Practice and Empowerment for Communities • Outdoor Environments and Experiential Learning • Supporting Health and Wellbeing • Extended Professional Practice Report: Dissertation • Employability, Progression and Leadership As part of the Personal/Professional Development modules you will undertake placement in a variety of settings, this could be paid or voluntary work.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should also have 5 GCSE's at grade C/4 or above (or equivalent) including English.

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You may be required to attend an interview

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £7500 Year 1
England £7500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7500 Year 1
Scotland £7500 Year 1
Wales £7500 Year 1

Additional fee information

This course is only available to students within the United Kingdom and European Union.
Working with Children and Families at Bury College - UCAS