Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Gain key skills and knowledge to work with young people and their families.
- Learn directly from 400 hours of valuable placement experience.
- Study alongside others on a supportive, collaborative course, with no exams.
- Current opportunities to work abroad (on an organised placement or as a volunteer with European refugee support groups) – with the possibility of funding through the Turing Scheme
- workshop-style sessions from current practitioners and experts
- case studies, presentations and assignments
- placements in a wide range of statutory, voluntary and independent settings
- one-to-one support from an academic adviser
- 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. Important notice: The structure for this course is currently being reviewed and enhanced to provide the best possible learning experience for our students. Module structure, content, delivery and assessment are all likely to change, but we expect the focus of the course and the learning outcomes to remain as described above. Once the changes have been confirmed, updated module information will be published on this page. 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
This course is not open to international students who require a Tier 4 (General) student visa to study in the UK. If you are an international applicant but do not require a Tier 4 (General) student visa, contact our Admissions Team to find out whether you’re eligible to apply.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
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.
Experience -Experience of interacting with members of the public from a range of backgrounds in different settings is essential when applying to a health or social care course. This is so you will have an understanding of the diversity of the population who access health and social care. It is important to be able to understand and explain how your experiences relate to the activities and qualities which are required for the profession at your interview. Reference -You must provide a reference from a current or recent employer or educational institution with your UCAS application. Course enrolment - professional requirements. Before enrolling you must fully declare on the forms provided during the admissions process: Unfiltered criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings. For further information on unfiltered offences please see the Disclosure and Barring Service website. Involvement in disciplinary proceedings during paid or voluntary employment or education establishments. Involvement with safeguarding proceedings, social services or related organisations. Enrolment on a health or social work professional course at another University. Other professional suitability information -Your full enrolment on your course will be confirmed when the Professional Issues Team have verified that your Enhanced DBS Disclosure (and overseas criminal record check where relevant) indicates that you are suitable to work with vulnerable groups including children and clearance from your health screening has been received. Disability support -We strongly recommend that you tell us about any long term health conditions, learning difficulty or disability you may have. This is so we can assess whether we can deliver the course in such a way that you can take part without disadvantage both in University and on placement.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills|
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, or equivalent. If your level of English language is currently below IELTS 6.5 we recommend you consider an appropriate Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required level of English.
Please click the following link to find out more about English language requirements for this course
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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.