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A programme suitable for students aiming to work with children and young people from birth to nineteen as a top up from an FdA or HND (level 5) in a relevant subject. The programme contains generic modules, pathway modules and a dissertation linked to this pathway. Children, Young People and Family Studies Suitable for students who know they want to work with children and young people and/or families but are unsure which career route to take, focusing on children and young people up to the age of nineteen and covering issues such as family support. A good stepping stone to a range of professions. .
This programme is suitable for students aiming to work with children and young people from birth to nineteen as a top up from an FdA or HND (level 5) in a relevant subject. The programme contains generic modules, pathway modules and a dissertation linked to this pathway. Modules studied include: Personal and Professional Development: Leadership and Management Multi-Agency Working in Safeguarding and Child Protection Youth Justice Transitions in Children’s Lives Personal and Professional Development: Leadership and Management Dissertation To provide a distinctive degree course that will welcome students from a variety of backgrounds and provide them with the opportunity to explore a range of roles/employment opportunities for working with children and families in a variety of settings To provide a course fully grounded in multi-professional collaboration and learning to empower, through knowledge, the future workforces of any agency that works with children and families in line with Every Child Matters  and the Children Act . To provide a range of modules which revolve around families, with an analytical study of social, behavioural, political and philosophical factors which affect the people who live within them To facilitate opportunities for students critical thinking enabling them to develop current knowledge, understanding and attitudes which will prepare them to respond to the requirements of their chosen area of work with children and families To develop the intellectual and practical skills of the student in analysis of the main academic disciplines relevant to the study of children and their families To provide a routes where the choice of pathway enables students to take increasing responsibility for their own learning, thus developing into sound independent learners To develop graduates’ key skills for employment and future learning within the lifelong learning context.
Variety of assessment methods including case studies, reports, time constrained assessments, essays and presentations.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Candidates should possess a Foundation Degree in Children, Young People & their Services or a related Foundation Degree equivalent. For Accreditation of prior learning, please refer to the University website. Applicant should be made via the UCAS website.
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Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
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