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BA (Hons)Childhood and Youth Studies

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Overview

This degree provides an analysis of the experiences of childhood and youth. It uses the subject disciplines of sociology, psychology and history to explore childhood, and will provide you with opportunities to specialise in your chosen areas.

If you are passionate about social change and want to be part of creating a better future for the next generation, this degree gives you the opportunity to study social enterprise. Here you will explore setting up your own social enterprise to help solve some of the challenges young people face, with the ultimate goal of graduating with an established enterprise and full-time employment.

Programme structure

Year 1
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

History of Childhood and Youth (30 credits)
The Psychology of Childhood (30 credits)
Introduction to Social Enterprise and 3rd Sector (30 credits)
Sociology of Childhood and Youth (30 credits)

Year 2
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Informal Education (30 credits)
Social Entrepreneurship: Making a Difference (30 credits)
Representations of Childhood and Youth (30 credits)
Social Policy and Politics (30 credits)

Year 3
Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Enquiry Project (30 credits)

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Critical Race Theory (30 credits)
Working with children, young people and families (30 credits)

[Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Children and Young People in Art, Literature, Culture and Media (30 credits)
Global childhoods, young people and social justice (30 credits)
Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

ECS Negotiated Study: Work Based Learning (30 credits)
Youth Offending, Groups & Gangs (30 credits)

Career opportunities

This programme provides a sound preparation for postgraduate study in primary and early years teaching, social work and children’s nursing, as well as academic study to an MA or PhD. Career opportunities exist in education, health and social care, local government and community settings as well as in the early years sector, social enterprise, youth and community and play therapy.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States