University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of the Highlands and Islands

Child & Youth Studies

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Course summary

A career in child and youth work is always going to present a diversity of situations and challenges. Add to this the unique urban and rural issues that evolve from a Highlands and Islands environment and you have another set of complex issues with which to engage.This leading BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies degree will give you a rigorous understanding of the specific concerns associated with child and youth issues in this region and within the broader context of the UK and Europe.The course is taught entirely online via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE) and you will be supported locally by your personal academic tutor face-to-face, via email, telephone and online, which means that you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.

Course details


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2021.

If you already have a 2021 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

This course has restrictions on who can apply.

Course not available to students domiciled outside of the UK or for international students requiring Student Route visa sponsorship to study here

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You are required to attend an interview, in person or by telephone, to discuss the course in detail and to explain the method of teaching. Direct entry to year two may be possible on successful completion of the HNC Childhood Practice or HNC Social Services, plus additional credits. UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Additional entry requirements

Interview

Audition


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5
PTE Academic5858 average with 51 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)80Min 80 or above with min 18 in each section

Our programmes are taught and examined in English. To make the most of your studies, you must be able to communicate fluently and accurately in spoken and written English in an academic environment and provide certified proof of your competence before starting your course. Please note that English language tests need to have been taken no more than two years prior to the start date of the course. The minimum English language requirements to study at the University of the Highlands and Islands are detailed below:

Further information on English Language Requirements can be found at the following:

https://www.uhi.ac.uk/en/studying-at-uhi/international/international-courses/eligibility/english-language-requirements/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
69%
Student satisfaction
75%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £6120 Year 1
Northern Ireland £6120 Year 1
Wales £6120 Year 1
Channel Islands £6120 Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £6480 Year 1
International £6480 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Eligible EU students, with pre-settled or settled status in the UK, will be considered a home students fee purposes and will be charged the Scotland-domiciled fee rate, which may be covered by the Scottish Government. To find out more please visit www.saas.gov.uk This course is not available to students domiciled outside of the UK or for international students requiring Student Route visa sponsorship to study here. Students living in the UK and assessed as international for fee status will pay the fees as listed above. EU student commencing their studies in 2021-22 academic year, who do not have pre-settled or settled status in the UK, will be considered as international for tuition fee purposes.

Provider information

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University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)
UHI Executive Office
Ness Walk
Inverness
IV3 5SQ


Clearing contact details

Enquiry Form
Publicised Clearing Contact

01463 279190

Course Clearing information

Additional information

Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm


Course contact details

Visit our course page
University Admissions Office

01463 279190

UHI Course Information Line Tel: 01463 279190

01463 279190

01463 279001

Child & Youth Studies at University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) - UCAS