Children, Schools and Families (Graduate Practitioner) (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS

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Course summary

Course Overview Foundation Year degree courses are ideal if you’ve got the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to directly join an honours programme. You’ll find us personable and approachable – our Children, Schools and Families degree has high levels of student satisfaction. Why study with us

  • You’ll have the opportunity to complete a Paediatric First Aid certificate and to follow the Early Childhood Graduate Practitioner Competencies (ECGPC) route alongside your degree.
  • You'll be taught by an expert team of practicing social workers, researchers, and academic staff who's expertise spans education, social work, sociology, psychology and social policy.
  • Engage in interactive lectures and seminars, with two full days per week taking place in-person on campus, 100% face-to-face.
What you'll do
  • We’re committed to giving you excellent support. From the start, you’ll be allocated a tutor who’ll oversee your progress and be there to help you.
  • The Children, Schools and Families team span a range of disciplines and you’ll benefit from academic expertise informed by research and practice.
  • You will engage with your experienced and knowledgeable tutors who will oversee your progress and support you throughout your degree.
Accreditations
  • The Institute is at the leading edge of management thinking and are a globally recognised professional membership body for leaders and managers. Their research into new ideas, techniques and methods ensures that ILM courses are constantly improving, helping to develop students' leadership and management skills.
Future careers Our Children, Schools and Families Foundation Year degree is a great first step towards a career working with children, young people and the services that support them.

Modules

Please visit The University of Central Lancashire’s website for the latest information about our modules.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
1J48
Institution code:
C30
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
U

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

Student Outcomes

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65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
75%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £9,250, and then £9,250 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
Children, Schools and Families (Graduate Practitioner) (Foundation Year) at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS