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Our Working with Children and Young People BA (Hons) Top Up programme is for students who have successfully completed the FdA in Working with Children and Young People who now wish to specialise at a higher level studying for a BA (Hons) qualification. You will undertake five modules including a dissertation and will be able to specialise in a particular area through option modules. The focus of the course is on recruiting more people to the children's workforce, developing skills for partnership working and developing and enhancing leadership, management and supervision skills within the children and young person's workforce. You will undertake five modules including a dissertation and will be able to specialise in a particular area through option modules.
All students take a total of 120 credits per level. Level 6 Modules (there are 3 mandatory modules and 1 optional modules out of a choice of 4 as indicated by *) include: Dissertation Management and Organisations Professional Development International Perspectives in Work with Children and Young People* Contemporary Psychotherapies* Contemporary Issues in Working with Children and Young People* Optional Modules If we have insufficient numbers of students interested in an optional module, this may not be offered. If an optional module will not be run, we will advise you as soon as possible and help you choose an alternative module.
During the course you'll be assessed through a variety of methods. These include: Essays Seminars Examinations Portfolios Dissertations Reports Group presentations Projects and mini-dissertations In class tests Peer assessment Group assessment This formal assessment will count towards your module mark and feedback is usually given within 3 weeks following the submission of your formal submission of work. Additionally, some lecturers will provide informal feedback, for example, following an examination they may choose to work through the exam paper in a tutorial. It should be noted that feedback is part of the ongoing learning cycle which is not limited to written feedback. Other forms of feedback include one-to-one meetings with a personal tutor, dissertation and project supervision meetings, a lecturer responding to learner questions or responses during topic or situation discussions. Feedback is intended to help you learn and you are encouraged to discuss it with your module tutor.
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
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How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
In order to join BA (Hons) Working with Children and Young People (Top Up) programme you will need to have successfully completed FdA in Working with Children and Young People. If you have received less than a Merit grade overall in your Foundation Degree you will be required to attend a guidance interview first to ensure you are fully prepared for the Top Up programme. Additional preparation for study at the Top Up programme may be required.
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course