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BA (Hons)Childhood Youth and Community Studies

University of Winchester
United Kingdom, Winchester
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Overview

This Childhood Youth and Community Studies course develops a critical awareness the influences that affect the learning, development, health and wellbeing of children and young people.

The programme has children and young people at its centre and focuses on the many influences that affect their learning, development, health and wellbeing. It draws on expertise from a wide range of relevant disciplines, including education, health, sociology, psychology and social care. Students develop a critical understanding of the value of theory, research and policies and how these inform best practice when working with children and young people.

In Year 1, studies include child development, contrasting formal and informal learning, inequalities, health promotion and community development. In Years 2 and 3, this flexible degree enables students to explore particular age groups or specialism such as education or health and the effects these may have on children’s development.

There is an opportunity to take a volunteering module in Year 2, and a reflective practice module in Year 3; both modules involve reflecting on your experience of working alongside children or young people.

The programme is ideal for those interested in deepening their knowledge and understanding of children and young people, and those who have career aspirations to work with children and young people but want a programme that supports a wide range of career options.

Programme structure

Year 1

Development in Childhood and Adolescence
Learning Contexts
Health Promotion
Understanding Inequalities

Year 2

Interprofessional Practice
Social Research
Inclusion and Exclusion in Education
Children and Young People in Transition

Year 3

Dissertation
Preparing for Professional Practice
Children, Youth and the Media
Children and Young People’s Mental Health


Study abroad (optional): America

Work experience: During Year 2 and Year 3, students have the opportunity to choose an optional volunteering module with children or young people; all students have opportunities for learning experiences outside the classroom.

Fact: Students are taught by a multidisciplinary team who have experience in a variety of roles in children’s services.

Fact: The programme is supported by guest speakers from the sector.

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