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BA (Hons) Children, Schools and Families

Level 6

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Key Info

Learning Area   Children, Schools & Families
Delivery Mode   Full-time
Duration   1 Year
Institution Code   C78


Dates & Locations

Course Type   University
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   21/09/2021
UCAS Code   678L

This 1 year top up programme builds on your knowledge of working with children and young people across the workforce and will further develop your understanding of the broad range of provision available in the UK and elsewhere. You will examine a range of services, systems, working practices and policies relating to children, schools and families and will cover subject areas such as sociology, psychology, philosophy and education.

The programme will prepare you for working with children and young people by integrating theory and practice in preparation for a rewarding career. The assessment opportunities embedded within the modules provide the ability for you to shape your own programme of study to meet your individual interests.

The programme is offered either on a full-time basis over one year, or part-time over two years. This provides the choice for you to focus full-time on your studies or to continue to work and study by taking advantage of the flexibility of part-time provision. The degree provides the opportunity to not only up-skill to degree level, but also to develop your knowledge in
areas of professional and personal interest. The programme is suited to existing practitioners in the children and young people’s workforce, along with new foundation degree graduates just beginning their career in this sector.

  What You Will Learn

Indicative Modules Year 1:

Dissertation
Research Methods
Health Inequalities and Intervention
Children's Services

  Entry Requirements

240 credits with 120 at level 5 from a relevant Foundation Degree, HND, or equivalent in an appropriate subject. All qualifications and subject grades will be considered on an individual basis. HND qualifications may require additional bridging modules. DBS check will be required and students will need to cover the cost.

  Progression

Possible Progression (subject to availability)

- MA Social Work at University of Plymouth
- International Masters Programme at University of Plymouth
- MA Management at Camborne
- PGCE in Education at at Duchy Rosewarne or St Austell

Possible Careers

- Children’s Centre Manager
- Community Care Worker
- Family Centre Manager
- Intervention Service Worker
- Early Years Teacher
- Youth Worker
- Family Liaison Officer

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# Top-upDegree # Children # Schools # Families # UniversityCourse # Teaching # Support

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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  Profile

Clare Reed

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Clare studied the FdA Early Childhood Studies and the BSc Health, Community and Social Sciences. She chose to study at Saltash as the course fitted in well around her work commitments and childcare needs. She enjoyed the opportunities that occurred during her time at the college.

" I managed to gain a Level 3 Paediatric First Aid certificate and attended conferences that I would otherwise not be privy to. I had the opportunity to fundraise for Childrens Hospice Southwest as part of a module and was privileged enough to visit Little Harbour, a truly humbling experience.

I went into employment as the Charity Coordinator and Youth Worker for TICTAC Liskeard. The setting is within Liskeard School and Community College grounds and I love that I have a broad range of experience with children and young people and that I am able to apply the knowledge achieved throughout my studies."

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