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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families (Awarded by UCLAN)

Degree • Level 6

BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families (Awarded by UCLAN)

Degree • Level 6

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA4883

UCAS CodeTE05

Study ModeFull time

Duration3 Years

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Awarded ByUniversity of Central Lancashire

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

During the course students are encouraged to share information, ideas, values and experiences, and develop problem-solving skills. They also undertake a variety of placements and field observations. This provides students with the opportunity to put their theoretical knowledge into practice and enhance their employability skills. We have excellent links with a wide range of local employers, including Primary and Secondary Schools, Children's Residential Care Homes, Domestic Violence Centres, Early Years Settings, Pupil Referral Units and Family Support Services, providing students with the freedom to carry out work placements in environments related to their career choices. Years one and two are delivered by Burnley College, the final year is delivered by UCLan Preston. Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College)

Our typical offer is 104-112 UCAS Points.

BTEC Extended Diploma:160; A Distinction and two Merits
GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English or equivalent

Due to the interactions with children and vulnerable adults during this course, applicants are required to obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance (formerly termed CRB).

You will be required to attend a face-to-face interview 

Type of LearningUniversity Study

Course CodeA4883

UCAS CodeTE05

Study ModeFull time

Duration3 Years

CostQuestion tooltip icon

Awarded ByUniversity of Central Lancashire

Location ByBurnley College

Cost Information

Years 1 and 2 (delivered at Burnley College): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2023/24 for UK students is £9000 per year. Year 3 (delivered at UCLan): The standard full time tuition fee rate for this course in 2023/24 for UK students is £9250 per year. The standard full time tuition fee for the Foundation year for this course in 2023/24 is £6000.

Modules

Modules include: Year 1 (Burnley) - The Social Construction of Childhood Communication and Social Media Skills in Social Care Children’s Services and Systems 1 Development Across the Lifespan Learning for Work in Children’s Services: Introduction Transitions in Children and Young People's Lives Year 2 (Burnley) Researching with Children and Young People Children’s Services and Systems 2 Safeguarding Children and Young People Diversity and Inclusive Practice with Children and Adults Learning for work in Children’s Services-Consolidation and Continuing Development Year 3 (Preston) A Dissertation Children’s Services and Systems 3 (Multi professional Working in Children’s Services) International Perspectives on Children’s Lives Learning From Work in Children’s Services Students are also required to select two optional modules.

Assessment

The key learning outcomes for this Degree are assessed through a variety of methods including essays, content analysis, portfolio, poster presentations and workbooks. A research proposal and final-year dissertation are also part of the assessment.

Careers & Progression

Graduates from this programme can progress to careers in a range of settings across the spectrum of the Children and Young People’s Workforce including children’s centres, schools, national charities, nurseries and family and community support. There is also the opportunity to go on to obtain professional status in Teaching, Social Work and Early Years or progression to external teacher training courses relating to primary and secondary school teaching.

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