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Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology 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

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Overview

Want to understand what makes young people tick and how to use this knowledge to make a positive difference to their lives?

On this BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology degree course, you’ll unpack the issues facing people aged 8-25 and combine it with the study of psychology. You'll broaden your understanding of child development, setting you up for a rewarding career in fields such as youth work, health care and teaching.

What you'll experience

On this degree course, you'll:

  • Develop your knowledge of young people’s behaviour and responses
  • Be taught by lecturers who bring years of experience in the field and have links to a network of employers
  • Develop relationships with future employers through a programme of events and talks from guest speakers
  • Choose whether to do a dissertation or a practical research project in your final year
  • 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.

What can you do with a Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology degree?

Areas you can work in include:

  • youth work
  • social work
  • educational welfare
  • health promotion

With this degree you can also go on to study at postgraduate level in areas such as teaching or psychology.

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service will help you find relevant work experience during your course. We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies.

We'll also be available to help, advise and support you for up to 5 years as you advance in your career.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

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

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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 84 4

    46th out of 118 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    111 54%

    63rd

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    48 48%

    63rd

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    59th

    5
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    119 57%

    56th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    29th

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    9

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