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Childhood & Youth and Conservation Biology BA (Hons)

Liverpool Hope University

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UCAS CODE: CB28

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Hope Park

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Childhood & Youth**Childhood & Youth is an exciting, multidisciplinary subject in which you will explore a range of issues and challenges faced by children and young people in contemporary society, both here in the UK and on a global level. Drawing on key ideas from sociology, politics, history, social policy and cultural studies, the degree examines important questions about children and young people and the social contexts in which they live.Topics studied include: how children and young people’s place in society has changed over time; how social class, poverty, gender, ethnicity, disability, social policy and so on impact children and young people’s lives; the role of risk and risk-taking in children and young people’s everyday lives and; how children and young people make sense of and help to shape their social worlds. In exploring such issues you will also look at various political debates and policy initiatives, as well as learning about various ways of researching with children and young people that aim to help them overcome the many challenges that they face.With its strong emphasis on social justice and welfare, the degree will enable you to develop as critical social scientists who value their role within the academic community at Hope and who, as graduates, will be able to use their skills and knowledge to the benefit of their local community and society more broadly.**Conservation Biology**Conservation biology is concerned with the protection and management of nature and the Earth’s biodiversity. It involves an evaluation of human and other factors that affect all living organisms with the aim of protecting and conserving species, their habitats and ecosystems. It is an interdisciplinary subject that draws on natural sciences to devise satisfactory processes and approaches by which to sustain and protect plant and animal biodiversity in the UK and abroad.This course mainly focuses on conservation in terrestrial environments. It develops knowledge of key areas such as the principles and practices of ecology, habitat management, nature conservation and the functioning of natural systems, particularly with regard to different points of view including scientific, ethical and philosophical perspectives. Opportunities are provided to apply knowledge and understanding of conservation biology during field courses within the UK and abroad giving first-hand experience of a range of ecosystems.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,400per year

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University information

Liverpool Hope University

  • University League Table

    76th

  • Campus address

    Liverpool Hope University, Hope Park, Liverpool, Liverpool, L16 9JD, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    89th out of 100 23

    32nd out of 84 13

    24th out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    120 54%

    51st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.45 69%

    98th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    123 60%

    33rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62.0 62%

    48th

    33
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.34 87%

    6th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    115 71%

    21st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.77 75%

    34th

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