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  • Qualification

    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

  • Location

    University Centre

  • Study mode

    Full time

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  • Duration

    2 Years

Course summary

Looking for a rewarding career pathway where you can make a difference to the lives of young people? Designed alongside employers, the Foundation Degree Youth Studies combines the right level of theory with practical experience to equip you for key roles that positively impact young people aged between 10 and 24.The youth sector can be a highly challenging field of work. Our lively and varied curriculum will prepare you to successfully engage and safeguard young people, while facilitating their personal, social and emotional development.The course is taught by highly qualified tutors with a wealth of youth sector experience, online and at our dedicated University Centre in Blackpool. We offer a safe and friendly learning environment, smaller classes and dedicated one-to-one support – particularly welcomed by those who haven’t studied in a while.Through our close employer links, you can look forward to excellent career progression within residential children’s homes; fostering and adoption services; youth justice services; mentoring and advocacy roles in the areas of mental health, social care or domestic abuse; and pastoral roles within secondary and further education settings.Since the programme is awarded by Lancaster University, you will graduate with a UK top 10 university qualification. If you progress to our one-year top-up programme you could convert this qualification to a full honours degree, enhancing your career prospects further.

Application deadline

26 January

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University information

Blackpool and the Fylde College

  • Campus address

    Blackpool and the Fylde College, Ashfield Road, Bispham, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY2 0HB, England

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