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Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology BA (Hons)

University of Portsmouth

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Overview**If you want to fuse your desire to make a positive impact on children aged 8-18 with a solid understanding of youth justice, this degree is the perfect combination.On this BA (Hons) Children and Youth Studies with Criminology degree course, you’ll unpack the issues affecting young people and children and get a solid foundation of the criminal justice system.This degree is ideal preparation for rewarding careers in areas such as youth work and youth justice – and offers a pathway into postgraduate training in Probation.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Spend two-thirds of your time at the School of Education and Childhood Studies, examining topics around child development, education, psychology, health and social work- Spend your remaining time studying at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, learning about crime, punishment and rehabilitation- Develop skills and knowledge for working with children and young people in a variety of settings, including youth intervention work- Pull apart theories and contemporary issues for children and young people in today’s society- Tailor your studies to focus on areas that meet your career goals and interests, including pre-entry qualifications for a career in probation work and community justice- Practise professional meetings in our Family Assessment Room, where you'll learn how parents and children feel during family meetings, and explore your responsibilities as a practitioner**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you can take your expert skills and knowledge into a rewarding career working with young people and children in the community.What can you do with a Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology degree?Areas you can work in include:- youth work- social work- probation- educational welfare- health promotion- teachingOur Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You'll get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    76th out of 81 1

    23rd out of 102 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    118 59%

    47th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.00 80%

    54th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    115 58%

    56th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    8th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    41st

    22

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