Newman University, Birmingham has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
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.
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
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
This course is not accepting applications from international learners.
|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;
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 coursehttps://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
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|