Child and Family Studies at University of Leeds - UCAS

Course summary

This BA honours degree in Child and Family Studies is a five-year part-time programme and is designed for those who work or volunteer with children, young people, and families, and who are keen to develop their professional practice through further study. Your ongoing professional work experience is a key element to your learning experience and development. The theoretical content of each module will enable you to understand and explain your practice at a deeper level. Throughout the degree, you’ll develop an understanding of theoretical perspectives and professional practice in relation to your current role. This includes study of:

  • child development
  • child and family welfare
  • safeguarding
  • multi-agency working
  • social policy development
  • leadership and management
  • latest research methods
You will also explore ethical, professional, cultural, and global perspectives on your work. We’ll help you to develop your academic skills and to become a more informed and reflective practitioner. This course runs one afternoon or evening a week, allowing you to fit study alongside your work and other commitments. This course is taught by the Lifelong Learning Centre

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Applicants must also be engaged in relevant work (paid or voluntary) with a minimum 60 hours contact each year. If you are a mature student, or want to study part-time the Lifelong Learning Centre offers a free, confidential and impartial pre-entry guidance service. Our experienced staff can also talk to you about how you might meet the entry criteria and what support may be available to you. Contact the Lifelong Learning Centre for more information.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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Child and Family Studies at University of Leeds - UCAS