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Course summary

This programme is ideal for anyone who wants to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and families. The programme will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a career across a range of professional areas, or for entry into further study. This programme has a number of distinguishing features including: an emphasis on interdisciplinary working; employability; internationalisation; research skills and social justice.


You will study five modules which include: Extended Professional Practice Report: Dissertation Enabling Practice and Empowerment for Communities Outdoor Environments and Experiential Learning Supporting Health and Wellbeing Employability, Progression and Leadership

Assessment method

All teaching will take place in the classroom environment, but you will be expected to use your experience within the workplace to inform your learning. Throughout your programme of study, you will be required to complete assessments to demonstrate your learning of subject knowledge and transferable key skills. You will experience a range of different types of assessment during your programme which will include some of the following: Case studies Group work Presentations Plans Portfolio Reflections Project work Career interview and set exercises Ethics, presentation and Professional report

How to apply

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Washington Campus
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You should have a suitable level 5 qualification as well as GCSE English and maths qualifications grade 4 or above or equivalent level 2 qualifications. If you are not already employed within the sector, there is an expectation for you to undertake a voluntary placement of 50 hours. Satisfactory DBS clearance.

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6165 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6165 Year 1
Scotland £6165 Year 1
Wales £6165 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
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