Birmingham Newman University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Newman University, Birmingham

Working with Children, Young People & Families

Course options

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Course summary

In the current economic climate, there are many challenges facing children, young people and families. Supporting children, young people and families requires informed and educated professionals who are able to understand the social, economic, educational, political and cultural issues and barriers in order to respond to, and challenge the issues facing families and communities today. The course offers you the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of issues impacting on family and communities at a local and international level. Why study this course?

  • The course provides an opportunity to cover a range of multi-disciplinary issues
  • You will be encouraged to develop an area of particular expertise, in line with your own interests and career aspirations.
  • The course is up to date, keeping pace with changes in society.
  • You will have opportunities to volunteer or undertake project work with local community organisations and apply the theoretical knowledge gained on the course to real-life scenarios under the supervision of experienced practitioners.
  • You will develop transferable skills which will be relevant to a wide range of graduate employment contexts.
What does the course cover? The course looks at a number of social issues, policy and legislation relevant to children, young people and families. It provides you with an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of agencies working with children and families including Social Services, Local Education Authorities, schools, third sector organisations, the Police etc.

Modules

Please refer to the Newman University website for further details.

Assessment method

Please refer to the Newman University website for further details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

We are currently unable to accept applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Please refer to the Newman University website for further details.

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

https://newman.ac.uk/course/working-with-children-young-people-and-families-ba-hons/part-time/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

If your work placement involves working with children or vulnerable adults a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and is required before starting any work placement.


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
Working with Children, Young People & Families at Birmingham Newman University - UCAS