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BA (Hons)Childhood, Youth and Education Studies

Coventry University
United Kingdom, Coventry
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Overview

A Childhood, Youth and Education Studies degree may open the door to a range of rewarding areas of practice working with children and young people.
If you are passionate about achieving the best outcomes for children and young people and you want to learn alongside like-minded people in an innovative learning environment, then the Childhood, Youth and Education Studies degree aims to both excite and challenge you. Our course offers you a flexible learning experience where you will have the opportunity to tailor your learning to develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to pursue the particular area of work with children and young people you are most passionate about.

Investing in the education of children and young people is essential for the growth of individuals and communities that flourish. The Childhood, Youth and Education Studies degree is designed for people who want to contribute to the learning and development of children and young people in a variety of educational settings. While on the course you will have the opportunity to explore important areas of educational practice, formal and informal, through both in-class learning and practical work experience. You can learn from academics and practice partners who currently collectively have experience across a range of relevant areas of study and practice. Over the course of your studies you will also have the opportunity to take part in a range of exciting international and UK based educational experiences. You can find out more about the international opportunities on offer on Coventry University’s Centre for Global Engagement web pages.

Career opportunities

The practical nature of the course means upon successful graduation you should have substantial placement experience, practical knowledge and problem-solving skills which will support a move into a range of different child-related professions or to study towards further professional qualifications, such as the PGCE if you would like to enter teaching, or an MA in Social Work if a career as a social worker appeals. There are also opportunities to branch out into other postgraduate courses such as MSc in Psychology, for those interested in pursuing Educational Psychology.

Past students who have successfully completed this course have had the opportunity to enter directly into a range of exciting roles in a range of settings. Examples of these include teaching assistant, SEN support officer, learning mentor, LAC (looked after child) advocate, youth worker, child and family support worker, children and young person’s case worker, children’s residential worker, as well as potentially setting up your own social enterprise.

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.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

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.

Studies commence
Oct 1, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States