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Child and Family Studies Foundation Degree

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree - FD

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This designed for people working or volunteering with children, young people and families, who are keen to develop a deeper understanding of their work. Building on your previous experience, the course focuses on the interaction between professional practice, work-based research and current policy within the sector. This includes study of child development, child and family welfare, safeguarding, multi-agency working, social policy development and management. You'll also explore ethical, professional, cultural and global perspectives on your work with children, young people and families. The emphasis on reflective practice will help foster a deeper understanding of your own professional development and the impact on your practice of the professional standards framework. Work experience and continued engagement with your workplace are key elements of the course. Part-time study allows you to fit study alongside work and family commitments. You’ll be taught by friendly, supportive staff, experienced in working with adult learners and with substantial professional experience in the sector. Flexible study times enable you to choose to attend classes either one afternoon or one evening a week, depending on which fits best with your other commitments.

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3 A-level passes or equivalent e.g. CACHE level 3

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

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    80.0 80%

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    4.08 82%

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