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Course summary

This programme will suit people who are looking for a career in, or are already working, with children and young people. Many of the students who take this programme are working in nurseries, schools or special needs schools, such as learning support assistants. Others will come straight from level 3 study such as ‘A’ levels or BTEC Higher Nationals It will enhance practice and facilitates professional progression through the acquisition of transferable skills, such as reflecting in and on practice, working collaboratively and effectively as a team member, and conducting research using appropriate tools and methodology. You will be able to analyse ethical and professional conflicts that arise and to develop the ability to communicate knowledge and ideas in your own existing or prospective settings. The programme is taught through group work, tutorials, lectures, seminars, practical based research and guided independent study. Year 1 Modules (all 20 credits, unless otherwise stated) Childhood Development The Holistic Child Childhood Sector Higher Learning Skills Understanding Childhood Professional Practice Year 2 Modules Curriculum in Practice (30 credits) Digital Worlds Career Management (10 credits) Research in a Childhood Context Safeguarding Children Children's Health & Wellbeing Year 3 Modules Leadership and Management Creativity Contemporary Issues Supporting Additional Needs Dissertation (40 credits) If you have any specific questions about this course, please contact either Alison Schwier or Jasmine Presley - Course Leaders BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies email: [email protected] or [email protected] The honours degrees and foundation degrees offered at City College Norwich are awarded by the University of East Anglia (UEA) with whom we enjoy Associate College Status. This partnership means that you will graduate with a UEA degree and be able to access facilities at the UEA while you are studying with us.

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

How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
L530
Institution code:
C54
Campus name:
Norfolk House
Campus code:
B

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

Information about being an international student at City College Norwich can be found on our website: https://www.ccn.ac.uk/courses/international-students/

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Candidates will need to be able to demonstrate an appropriate level of understanding of working with children. In addition, applicants should have sufficient and appropriate prior experience in childcare or a Level 3 qualification and show the potential for successful study at HE level, commitment to study and work in the sector. It is desirable for applicants to have GCSE English grade 3-9 (A- D) or equivalent qualification. Mature applicants are welcome if they can demonstrate appropriate qualifications and suitable experience.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.ccn.ac.uk/courses/course-types/degrees-and-higher-education/course/ba-hons-childhood-and-youth-studies/

Additional entry requirements

Interview


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6Minimum score/result of 5.5 required in all components.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading).


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
74%
Student satisfaction
95%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
95%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £8000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £8000 Year 1
Scotland £8000 Year 1
Wales £8000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Information about fees and funding for this course can be found on the City College Norwich website here: https://www.ccn.ac.uk/support-and-advice/student-finance-at-city-college-norwich-2/higher-education-finance-2/
Childhood and Youth Studies at City College Norwich (incorporating Easton College) - UCAS