Chesterfield College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Derby

Children and Young People

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Course summary

This course aims to develop you as a confident, knowledgeable and effective practitioner to work with children, young people and their families in the children’s and young people’s service sector. You will be encouraged to reflect on your practice and enhance your knowledge through the theory covered on the course. Your work setting is used for work-based projects, activities and research so everything you study will be relevant to your everyday work. Successful completion of the FdA Children and Young People can lead on to careers specific to the pathway chosen. Many choose to continue their studies on a third year ‘top-up’ qualification to a full honours degree, such as the BA (Hons) Education Studies. Others have successfully completed teacher training and now work in schools.

Course details


First year modules on this course include: Study Skills, Work-based Reflective Practice, Ethical Practice, Attitudes and Values and options of Supporting Teaching and Learning, Early Years provision and practice or Introduction to SEND.

How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff A relevant Level 3 qualification. English and Maths (Grade c or above at GCSE or Level 2 equivalent). Mature students with relevant experience will be considered.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £58.29* Credit
Northern Ireland £58.29* Credit
Scotland £58.29* Credit
Wales £58.29* Credit

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Children and Young People at Chesterfield College - UCAS