Wigan and Leigh College has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
This course is suitable for people looking to develop their career working with children and young people in education and/or care settings. Previous students are now working in education, nursery care and local authority positions such as children's services, safeguarding and foster care services.
Progression routes include a BA(Hons) Education and Professional Studies at Wigan & Leigh College or UCLan and a BA(Hons) Children, Schools and Families at UCLan.
The course includes units covering: Promoting the Welfare of Children and Young People; Contextualising Welfare; Managing the Professional Role in Practice; Frameworks, Transition & the Child; Policy & Practice for Children & Young People; Children, Young People & their World; Aspects of Learning & Development and Difference & Diversity
The course is assignment based with no exams. Assessments include; interpreting observations, case studies, reports, presentations, essays, research projects and the production of Professional Development Portfolios. *UCLan are currently reviewing this course and some module titles may change.
How to apply
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.
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
|UCAS Tariff||64 points||
Students must also possess a Grade C or above in English at GCSE or equivalent.
Mature students with experience, a portfolio of work and an employer reference will also be considered.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£7,500||Year 1|