A career in child and youth work is always going to present a diversity of situations and challenges. Add to this the unique urban and rural issues that evolve from a Highlands and Islands environment and you have another set of complex issues with which to engage.This leading BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies degree will give you a rigorous understanding of the specific concerns associated with child and youth issues in this region and within the broader context of the UK and Europe.The course is taught entirely online via the university's virtual learning environment (VLE) and you will be supported locally by your personal academic tutor face-to-face, via email, telephone and online, which means that you can fit your studies around your personal and professional commitments.
How to apply
You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.
If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Argyll College UHI|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
|Foundation Apprenticeship (SCQF Level 6)||Pass||Social Services (Children and Young People) PLUS an additional Scottish Higher at grade C or above|
You are required to attend an interview, in person or by telephone, to discuss the course in detail and to explain the method of teaching.
Direct entry to year two may be possible on successful completion of the HNC Childhood Practice or HNC Social Services, plus additional credits.
UHI does not use Tariff points, and accepts a range of qualifications. Applicants with other relevant qualifications or experience will be considered on an individual basis.
Additional entry requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,000||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,000||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Clearing contact details
Publicised Clearing Contact
Mon – Fri 9.00am – 5.00pm Our lines will be open from 9.00am – 6.30pm on Tues 7th August (SQA results day), Weds 8th August and Thurs 9th August
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