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Working with Children and Families BA (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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UCAS CODE: X162

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The community, children and families are at the heart of this course, which offers an excellent grounding to prepare for a range of employment sectors or an alternative route into teaching.

Students will:

  • complement academic study with work experience in a variety of community-based settings
  • gain an excellent understanding of issues relating to children, young people and families and their holistic development
  • draw on a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, philosophy, education, public health and human rights
  • investigates the changing dynamics within childhood, families and communities
  • become critically informed graduates with transferrable skills for employment

A range of assessment methods are used which include: essays and reports; case studies; observations; portfolios; presentations; research proposal; journal article; conference posters. These varied assessment strategies help individuals to develop a range of transferrable skills required for work within child, family and community settings. Wrexham Glyndŵr University is committed to supporting our students to maximise their academic potential. We offer workshops and support sessions in areas such as academic writing, effective note-making and preparing for assignments. Students can book appointments with academic skills tutors dedicated to helping deal with the practicalities of university work.

The Careers & Zone at Wrexham Glyndŵr University is there to help you make decisions and plan the next steps towards a bright future. From finding work or further study to working out your interests, skills and aspirations, they can provide you with the expert information, advice and guidance you need. There are a growing number of careers within the child, family and community sector, and opportunities for further studies, including:

  • Sure Start/Flying Start/Home Start
  • Women's Aid
  • Play Worker
  • Police Family Liaison Officer
  • Young Carers
  • Substance Misuse Support Worker
  • Child/Family Worker including supporting young people who have lived with abuse
  • Team Around the Family
  • Support Worker - young people leaving care
  • PGCE (primary)
  • PCET (post 16)
  • Masters programmes

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    128th

  • Campus address

    Glyndwr University, Wrexham, Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    84th out of 84 3

    64th out of 79 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    91 44%

    84th

    22
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    60th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    79th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    75 44%

    74th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100 100%

    1st

    16
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    10th

    65

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