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.
- 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
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
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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
Additional entry requirements
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)
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.
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
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills|
The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.