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Course summary

Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary

  • Gain important skills needed for working with young people and their families.
  • Benefit from 400 hours of hands-on placement work.
  • Learn in a supportive, collaborative atmosphere, with no exams.
  • Have the opportunity to work abroad — with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus+ programme (until 2023) or the Turing Scheme.
Develop an excellent grounding for further studies or work with children, young people and families. You focus on important subjects such as safeguarding, child development and parenting alongside interdisciplinary modules and work placements. You graduate with diverse, useful skills that make a real difference. How you learn All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. This course provides high-quality work placements alongside enriching, enjoyable teaching sessions. Modules are designed to introduce the core principals and techniques needed for work with children, young people and families. You spend 400 hours of your course on work-based learning placements, and the rest of your time benefiting from supportive, collaborative lessons and engrossing individual study. You learn through
  • workshop-style sessions from industry practitioners
  • case studies, presentations and assignments
  • placements in a wide range of statutory, voluntary and independent settings
  • one-to-one support from an academic advisor
  • on-placement learning support
  • technology designed to enhance your learning experience
Applied learning Theory will prepare you for practice learning experiences that are designed to help you not only to apply theory to practice but to develop critical and ethical approaches to your practice in order to become life-long, competent professionals. You are required to attend the practice learning experiences provided on the course to achieve the course practice learning outcomes. You’ll undertake a range of practice learning experiences, helping you to build your skills, confidence, creativity, resilience, integrity and curiosity. This will take place in different practice learning environments, reflecting the range of ways in which services are currently delivered. This might include simulated learning and virtual placements alongside real-world experience of services delivered face to face to service users. The university will ensure that the practice learning element of your course will be compliant with the requirements of the Professional and Statutory Regulatory Body (PSRB) governing your chosen profession. This is so that by the end of your course, you will have been provided with the opportunity to demonstrate attainment of the requirements to register as a professional with your chosen profession.

Modules

Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Child Development Multiagency Communication And Intervention Personal, Professional And Academic Development Safeguarding And Assessment Work-Based Learning One (Academic) Work-Based Learning One (Practice) Final year - Compulsory modules Developing Collaborative Partnerships Theory And Practice Of Parenting Using And Evaluating Evidence To Inform Practice Work-Based Learning Two (Academic) Work-Based Learning Two (Practice) Elective modules Creative Methods Refugees And Migrant Families

Assessment method

Coursework


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
LX53
Institution code:
S21
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/social-work/fda-working-with-children-young-people-and-families/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2021 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

Health checks

Occupational Health Screening You must undertake occupational health screening to determine your suitability to undertake the course. This will be provided by the University free of charge. Immunisations You must undertake a programme of immunisations as required by the Department of Health and meet the immunisation and immunity requirements of placement providers. This will be provided by the University free of charge.

Interview

If you are shortlisted, we will invite you to an online interview. To confirm your identity on the day please bring a valid form of photo ID with you, preferably a passport or photo driving licence. View our interview guidance to ensure you understand the interviews process and how you can prepare for this.


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/social-work/fda-working-with-children-young-people-and-families/

https://www.shu.ac.uk/courses/social-work/fda-working-with-children-young-people-and-families/


Unistats information

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Our tuition fees for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2023/2024 are regulated by the UK government and are yet to be confirmed. For an indication, our tuition fee for UK students starting full-time undergraduate study in 2022/2023 is £9,250 per year.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.

Working with Children, Young People and Families at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS