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Children, Young People and Society BA (Hons)

York St John University

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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

If you want to work with children, young people and families in social care or a related setting then this is the degree for you. Studying this subject means engaging with some challenging issues, and if you are serious about making a real difference in people’s lives, you will find it extremely rewarding.Guided by principles of equality, inclusion and social justice, you will consider how best to support young people, families and the communities around them. We keep our course relevant and meaningful by engaging with many of the issues and barriers affecting children and young people today. This might include discussions about mental health, abuse, social mobility, injustice, and issues of diversity and difference. You will consider the barriers affecting individual development, the wider societal issues that surround them and the ways we can support them.You will benefit from studying alongside students on related courses. Together you will learn about:How children and young people developChild protection and safeguarding requirementsHow specific groups of learners may be labelled and stereotyped, leading to marginalisation and exclusionMental health in children and young peopleThe impact of disability, socio-economic status, trauma and abuse on development and education.The specialist knowledge you will gain by choosing this course includes:Exploring the nature of childhood and the social structures influencing it including the family, the state and schoolEvaluating strategies to support families and reflect on the importance of working in partnership with parents.Challenging assumptions and misconceptions about young people and technologyConsidering the effectiveness of state interventions in the lives of children, young people and families.You will also gain valuable practical experience, carrying out 105 hours of work experience through your placement module

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,750per 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 : 96 - 112

University information

York St John University

  • University League Table

    103rd

  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    56th out of 81 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    108 54%

    71st

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    81 81%

    25th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    40th

    23

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