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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**1. Course summary**• Select modules that reflect your interests and career aims.• Complete placements in settings with children and young people every year of the course.• Be taught by tutors who have expertise in social work, health care, teaching, playwork and psychology.This course introduces you to contemporary research in childhood and youth, which explores diverse aspects of children and young people's lives and considers their position in the family, their community and society more broadly. Key areas of study include children and young people's wellbeing, the experience of difference, health and wellbeing, safeguarding, psychological development, education, families, relationships with peers and community participation.**2. How you learn**The teaching on this course demonstrates an emphasis on experiential learning and real life problem-solving which will help in making the links between academic study and future employment.You learn through• self-managed learning tasks• group work learning tasks• lectures and mini-lectures within seminars• seminars• workshops• placement tasks and reflections• student colleagues feedback and evaluation of individual and joint tasks• work placementsThere are opportunities to study abroad at one of our partner universities with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme.**Applied learning****Work placements**A variety of experience helps you to understand children and young people in different contexts, and allows you to explore different places you might want to work in.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,650per 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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UCAS Points : 104

This must include at least two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:•BCC at A Level.•DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.•A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    73rd

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

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    59th out of 80 6

    68th out of 97 9

  • Entry standards

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    125 62%

    46th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    72.0 72%

    48th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    41st

    6
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    113 64%

    64th

    8
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84.0 84%

    36th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    16th

    13
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    111 52%

    76th

    19
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49.0 49%

    73rd

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    15th

    18

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