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Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.
Childhood & Youth
Childhood and Youth is an exciting, multidisciplinary subject in which you will explore a range of issues and challenges faced by children and young people in contemporary society, both here in the UK and on a global level. Drawing on key ideas from sociology, psychology, politics, history and geography, the degree examines important questions about children and young people’s development, their life chances and their opportunities for participation in wider society.
Topics studied include how social class, poverty, gender and ethnicity impact upon young people’s lives; how the media influence how children and young people are perceived by adults, and how they view themselves; and why young people take part in risky activities. In examining such questions, you will also **explore various political debates and policy
initiatives**, as well as learning about various ways of researching with children and young people that aim to help them overcome the many challenges that they face.
With its strong emphasis on social justice and welfare, the degree will enable you to develop as critical social scientists who value their role within the academic community at Hope and who, as graduates, will be able to use their skills and knowledge to the benefit of their local community and society more broadly.
Philosophy & Ethics
If you are interested in the big questions of life such as, ‘What values should I live by? Does God exist? Is there a purpose to life? What is justice?’ then studying Philosophy and Ethics at Liverpool Hope will help you develop your own reasoned responses to such questions. Through engaging with key texts from philosophical thought, this degree will enable you to reflect critically on a range of complex ideas and deeply contentious issues raised by questioning our assumptions concerning ethical and philosophical matters.
Philosophy and Ethics allows you to set foundations in philosophical and ethical thinking and then gain a more detailed knowledge in the areas of Continental Philosophy and the Philosophy of Religion; Ethical and Political Philosophy. Religion and Philosophy provides you with a broad knowledge and understanding of six major world religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam); the philosophical approach to religion; and religious and philosophical approaches to truth.
This degree will strengthen your reasoning skills central to philosophical argument, and an important transferable skill. It builds your ability to use sources intelligently, think critically and make your case with logic and depth. The sustained philosophical enquiry equips you to engage with the pressing questions of our time.
Liverpool Hope University offers an integrated curriculum. Please go to the course link provided for further information on the topics you will study as part of this degree.
Students are assessed via a number of methods. Please go to the course link provided for further information.
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.
|Campus name||Hope Park|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
International applicants should refer to the International section of our website for further information – www.hope.ac.uk/international/
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||Credits gained must equate to at least 112 Tariff Points|
|Scottish Higher||Qualifications must equate to at least 112 Tariff Points|
|Extended Project||This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||112 Tariff Points from Higher Level qualifications only|
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||This qualification can only be accepted in conjunction with other relevant qualifications|
UCAS Tariff points must come from a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent). Additional points can be made up from a range of alternative qualifications.
Please contact our External Relations team directly for further information on how you can meet our entry requirements and what other qualifications may be accepted.
t: 0151 291 3111
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.0||For International students, an overall score of 6.0 is required, with 6.0 in both reading and writing and no individual score lower than 5.5.|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
0151 291 3111
Department of Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies
0151 291 3863
School of Social Sciences
0151 291 3383