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Working with Children and Families (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

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UCAS CODE: 14L1

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Wrexham

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The community, children and families are at the heart of this course. With academic study and work experience in a variety of community-based settings, you will gain an excellent understanding of issues relating to children, young people and families and their holistic development.

Drawing upon a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, philosophy, education, public health and human rights, the course investigates the changing dynamics within childhood, families and communities, equipping critically informed graduates with transferrable skills for employment in a range of sectors. It also offers an alternative route into teaching.

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

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

11,750per year

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

University information

Glyndwr University, Wrexham

  • University League Table

    126th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    81st out of 81

    54th out of 83 13

    69th out of 102

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    112 56%

    62nd

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    51 51%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    80th

  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    103 59%

    75th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.80 76%

    75th

    19
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    119 60%

    48th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    2nd

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