Newman University, Birmingham

Working with Children, Young People & Families Newman University, Birmingham Degree level: Undergraduate

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Course summary

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Newman University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

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This course is subject to re-validation for September 2020 entry. Re-validation is a standard academic procedure to ensure course content is current and reflects subject area knowledge.

In the current economic climate, there are many challenges facing children, young people and families. Supporting children, young people and families requires informed and educated professionals who are able to understand the social, economic, educational, political and cultural issues and barriers in order to respond to, and challenge the issues facing families and communities today. The course offers you the opportunity to develop a critical understanding of issues impacting on family and communities at a local and international level.

Why study this course?

  • The course provides an opportunity to cover a range of multi-disciplinary issues

  • You will be encouraged to develop an area of particular expertise, in line with your own interests and career aspirations.

  • The course is up to date, keeping pace with changes in society.

  • You will have opportunities to volunteer or undertake project work with local community organisations and apply the theoretical knowledge gained on the course to real-life scenarios under the supervision of experienced practitioners.

  • You will develop transferable skills which will be relevant to a wide range of graduate employment contexts.

Course details

Modules

For full listings of Year 1, 2 and 3 modules please visit the Working with Children, Young People and Families page of the Newman University website.


How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

This course is not accepting applications from international learners.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 144 points You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level or equivalent (e.g. MM at BTEC Diploma or MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma) towards the total tariff.
A level CCC You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points including a minimum of CC at A Level towards the total tariff.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) MMM You must achieve at least 96 UCAS points including a minimum of MPP at BTEC Extended Diploma towards the total tariff.
Access to HE Diploma Students can achieve the requirements with a combination of Distinction, Merit and Pass grades at level 3 achieved from a completed Access course.
96 UCAS Points:
D21-M3-P21; D18-M9-P18; D15-M15-P15;
D12-M21-P12; D9-M27-P9; D6-M33-P6;
D3-M39-P3; D0-M45-P0.

5 GCSEs at grade 4 (or C) or above including English Language or a recognised equivalent are also required.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://newman.ac.uk/course/working-with-children-young-people-and-families-ba-hons/full-time/

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

If your work placement involves working with children or vulnerable adults a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and is required before starting any work placement.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2020/21 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). Additional cost information associated with undergraduate degrees can be found at https://www.newman.ac.uk/knowledge-base/additional-costs-for-undergraduate-courses/

Provider information

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Newman University, Birmingham
Genners Lane
Bartley Green
Birmingham
B32 3NT


Course contact details

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0121 476 1181 (3662)

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