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Childhood and Youth: Theory and Practice BA (Hons)

University of Sussex

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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

About the course

This course combines a strong academic foundation with a clear professional focus, and gives you experience in a range of services for children.

You can tailor your course to suit your career plans, whether you are interested in international education and development, wellbeing or education policy. You will gain a rich theoretical understanding of childhood and youth as well as observational experience in a practice-setting. This course will set you up for a rewarding career in fields such as youth work, health care and education.

At Sussex, you will be taught by faculty who are actively engaged in childhood and youth focussed research. Our multidisciplinary Centre for Innovation and Research in Childhood and Youth influences policy and informs the work of those working at the forefront of practice with children and young people, both nationally and globally.

About Sussex

Sussex graduates change the world. Our students become the leaders of the future, making discoveries, improving lives and changing things for the better.

Study with us to join a welcoming and inspiring community of staff and students from more than 140 countries.

Location

We shape the world from a fantastic campus on the UK’s beautiful south coast.

We are the only UK university surrounded by a national park, so you can step off campus to explore the hills and woodlands of the South Downs. The vibrant, colourful and creative seaside city of Brighton & Hove is just nine minutes away.

With Brighton voted the happiest city in England for students, (Student Living Survey, Sodexo, 2018) there can be few better places to study.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 18,500per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : BBB

You should also have a broad range of GCSEs 9-4 (or A*-C), including good grades in relevant subjects.

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University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    32nd out of 79 15

    3rd out of 38

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    133 77%

    25th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80.0 80%

    54th

    18
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.25 65%

    78th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 162
    140 86%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.25 65%

    38th

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