This programme is aimed at those working, or intending to work, in the field of childhood and youth services or education. If you are passionate about children and young people, enjoy working in settings where they are and you are person centred, flexible, creative and independent, then this is the employment sector for you. Course Progression(Possible employment as) Further Education Lecturer Early years teacher Family support worker Learning mentor Primary school teacher Secondary school teacher Special educational needs teacher Social worker Teaching assistant Youth worker Possible further study Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) Social Sciences masters degrees
Level 4: Professional Practice, Social Policy, Curriculum Studies, Holistic Child, Effective Teamwork and The Reflective Student. Level 5: Supporting Children's Wellbeing, Research Methods, Leadership and Management, Speaking and Listening Level 6: Global Perspectives, Current Issues, Independent Study. You will also study one optional unit - Pedagogic Practice or Children, Young People and Crime. *Please note that this course will be under review in the academic year 2019-20 which may result in some changes at the unit level.
A range of assessment methods are used from reports and essays to presentations and portfolios. Typically each unit has two forms of assessment attached to it. Assessments have been carefully designed to support and develop your skills in independent thinking and learning.Upon successful completion of the course you will receive BA (Hons) Childhood Studies awarded by Sheffield Hallam University.
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
This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
All applications will be considered individually however offers will usually be based on: 80 UCAS points (those with 64 UCAS points will be considered for an interview) BTEC Level 3 qualification (2 years) in relevant subject Other related Level 3 qualifications Normally 4 GCSEs at grade C or above (or numeric score of 4/5 under newly reformed GCSE grading), including maths or English An Access to Higher Education Diploma in relevant area Related work experience will be considered in place of formal qualifications You will also need a current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) certificate that has been issued within 6 months of the start of the course. You can apply for one at enrolment, for a fee, if necessary.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
There is no data available for this course. For further information visit the Discover Uni website.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8200||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Trafford College Group
Town Centre Campus
Wellington Road South
Course contact detailsVisit our course page
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The Admissions Team (Stockport College Campus)
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