Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People

University of Worcester

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Overview A mental health and wellbeing role is crucial in enabling some children and young people to achieve an enjoyable and fulfilling life. Whilst studying this foundation degree you will explore some of the key mental health and wellbeing issues that children and young people face. As a result you can make a significant difference by providing support and guidance to children and young people when they need it. Local delivery in a study group supports you to be successful in your study and the requirement of attendance at two weekend (Friday evening and Saturday daytime) sessions each year is structured to support you to engage with students on your course from across the country.As work based practice is a key part of this course you have the potential to earn whilst you learn and study with like-minded people across a range of other related professional roles based in your own community. This course is provided by the University of Worcester's Partner Institution The Learning Institute and is delivered both online and at Learning Institute centre venues which range across Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, London and Somerset, (though not on the University of Worcester campus). The running of the degree and of individual groups will be subject to minimum numbers.

  • Subject to approval
Key Features
  • The use of weekly learning sessions, either face-to-face learning in local venues or online, enabling you to balance study, work and home demands.
  • Work based learning provides you with a key opportunity to connect your academic and professional learning with the expectation that students have access to 10 hours per week across the study year.
  • You will share your study with students across a small number of interrelated programmes.
  • There is the opportunity to progress to a BSc top-up on completion. The course can be used to support you on your route into teacher training.

Course details


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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeL525
Institution code W80
Campus nameThe Learning Institute
Campus codeI

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 32 points

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £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
International £12700* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

These fees are set by the University, but are subject to UK Government confirmation. The University expects to apply an inflationary increase to its published fee levels every academic year.
Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People at University of Worcester - UCAS