Southport College

BA Hons Working With Children And Families (Child, Young People And Family Studies) (Top Up) Southport College Degree level: Undergraduate Awarded by: University of Cumbria

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A programme suitable for students aiming to work with children and young people from birth to
nineteen as a top up from an FdA or HND (level 5) in a relevant subject.
The programme contains generic modules, pathway modules and a dissertation linked to this pathway.
Children, Young People and Family Studies
Suitable for students who know they want to work with children and young people and/or families but
are unsure which career route to take, focusing on children and young people up to the age of nineteen
and covering issues such as family support. A good stepping stone to a range of professions.
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Course details

Modules

This programme is suitable for students aiming to work with children and young people from birth to nineteen as a top up from an FdA or HND (level 5) in a relevant subject.

The programme contains generic modules, pathway modules and a dissertation linked to this pathway.

Modules studied include:

Personal and Professional Development:
Leadership and Management Multi-Agency
Working in Safeguarding and Child Protection
Youth Justice
Transitions in Children’s Lives
Personal and Professional Development: Leadership and Management Dissertation
To provide a distinctive degree course that will welcome students from a variety of backgrounds and provide them with the opportunity to explore a range of roles/employment opportunities for working with children and families in a variety of settings
To provide a course fully grounded in multi-professional collaboration and learning to empower, through knowledge, the future workforces of any agency that works with children and families in line with Every Child Matters [2003] and the Children Act [2004].
To provide a range of modules which revolve around families, with an analytical study of social, behavioural, political and philosophical factors which affect the people who live within them
To facilitate opportunities for students critical thinking enabling them to develop current knowledge, understanding and attitudes which will prepare them to respond to the requirements of their chosen area of work with children and families
To develop the intellectual and practical skills of the student in analysis of the main academic disciplines relevant to the study of children and their families
To provide a routes where the choice of pathway enables students to take increasing responsibility for their own learning, thus developing into sound independent learners
To develop graduates’ key skills for employment and future learning within the lifelong learning context.

Assessment method

Variety of assessment methods including case studies, reports, time constrained assessments, essays and presentations.


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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code 26Z8
Institution code S35
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information

Candidates should possess a Foundation Degree in Children, Young People & their Services or a related Foundation Degree equivalent. For Accreditation of prior learning, please refer to the University website. Applicant should be made via the UCAS website.

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

https://www.southport.ac.uk/ba-hons-working-with-children-and-families-top-up-sept19

Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

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Provider information

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Southport College
Mornington Road
Southport
PR9 0TT


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