University of Bradford has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Gain the skills you need for a career working with children and families in this four-year, full-time BA (Hons) programme, with a placement year working in the sector. You’ll develop a firm understanding of policy and legislative issues, and get the hands-on practical experience you need to be an effective practitioner. You’ll study topics such as:
- legislation relating to education, child protection and health
- roles and responsibilities of agencies
- multi-agency working
- communicating with children through play, art, and role play
Year 1 Academic, Personal and Professional Development (core) Communication Skills: Children and Families (core) Transition and Development in Children and Young People (core) Introduction to Psychology (core) Introduction to Sociology (core) Transition and Development in Children and Young People (core) Values and Ethics (core) Year 2 British Welfare State (core) Children and Interagency Work (core) Effective Interventions with Children and Families (core) Research and Evaluation (core) Learning from Practice (option) Mental Health (option) University Elective (elective) Year 3 Childcare Law (core) Service Users’ and Carers’ Perspectives in Social Work and Social Care (option) Organisations and Professional Development (option) Understanding Social and Personal Identities (option) The Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations (option) Living in a Sustainable Society (option) Understanding Culture and Society (option) Dissertation (core)
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University welcomes applications from students with a wide range of qualifications from the UK and overseas, including combinations of qualifications. To check whether your qualifications meet the entry requirements for this course, please contact the University. The standard University English language requirement is IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.0 (or equivalent). However, if you require a Tier 4 (student) visa to study you will need to meet the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) department's requirement which is currently IELTS 6.0 with no sub-test less than 5.5. Conditional offers to international students will be made on this basis.
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Fees and funding
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