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The course undergraduate programme is a multi-disciplinary degree for those who have an interest in working with children and young people but who have not as yet decided on a career path. You would follow innovative modules led by experienced School of Education staff to develop your understanding of the history of childhood, children’s rights, the nature of childhood and the role of adults working with children in a national, European and international context. You would engage in academic study in the fields of psychology, sociology, social policy, education, health and welfare relating to children’s lives. The term ‘Childhood’ is defined as a child’s life from the early to teenage years and the content of the programme focuses on three main themes of Childhood: The Child and his/her development The Child and society The Child and education The programme throughout will promote study skills and understanding to conduct research into issues relating to childhood. Why choose Bangor University for this course? The degree aims to address the present demand for well-qualified specialists able to work with children, young people and their families in a range of contexts, in the community and in institutions. The programme combines sound academic grounding with a practical and active dimension that will produce professionals well able to address the challenges of a contemporary, active society in a bilingual country. During the degree, there will opportunities every year to undertake placements to develop your understanding of aspects of children’s needs and development and to carry out research into current issues and practice. An integral element of the programme is the range of guest speakers and educational visits that enrich and reinforce students’ learning.
For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||96 points||Typical offer is based on a minimum of 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g. • A Levels • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: Merit • International Baccalaureate Diploma • Access: Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma: Grade C • Irish Leaving Certificate: 96 points from a minimum of 4 Higher Subjects • Welsh Baccalaureate • All students are subject to checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service and this must be judged to be satisfactory before the start of work placements International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at: www.bangor.ac.uk/international/applying/entryrequirements We also welcome applications from mature applicants *For full details go to our website and for a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com|
Additional entry requirements
Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)
Fees and funding
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