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Child and Adolescent Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons)

University of Bedfordshire

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UCAS CODE: L5FY

Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Luton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Foundation Year provides an opportunity to build up your academic writing skills and numeracy, and will also cover a range of subject specific content to fully prepare you for entry to an Undergraduate degree. This is an integrated four-year degree, with the foundation year as a key part of the course. You will need to successfully complete the Foundation Year to progress on to the first year of your bachelor’s degree. During your Foundation Year you will get the opportunity to talk to tutors about your degree study and future career aspirations, and receive guidance on the most appropriate Undergraduate course to help you achieve this; providing you meet the entry requirements and pass the Foundation Year.

This course explores child development, welfare and the right to equal access to services and life opportunities regardless of social difference, as you study current practice and expectations of working with children and young people. Academic and practical knowledge of the needs of children, young people and families equips you to provide a skilled service, preparing you for your career. There is a strong employability focus at all levels of the BA (Hons) Child and Adolescent Studies course, which will enable you to develop a range of transferable, employability-enhancing skills. The degree includes a range of skills and levels of personal enquiry deemed essential in the world of work. The qualities, knowledge and skills you gain will equip you for employment within the child development, child protection and broader social care sectors. The course is concerned with policy and legislation relating to children and adolescents. It prepares graduates for a range of roles including those in the voluntary, private and public sectors.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 12,650per year

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University information

University of Bedfordshire

  • University League Table

    123rd

  • Campus address

    University of Bedfordshire, Park Square, Luton, Luton, LU1 3JU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    54th out of 81 1

    27th out of 83 3

    50th out of 102 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    105 53%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    28th

    22
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    119 68%

    44th

    24
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    28th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    37th

    35
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    103 52%

    84th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    44th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.22 84%

    12th

    24

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