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Bangor University

Childhood and Youth Studies

UCAS Code: X313

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

Entry requirements


UCAS Tariff

96

Typical offer is based on a minimum of 96 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g. • A Levels • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: Merit • International Baccalaureate Diploma • Access: Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma • NCFE CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma: Grade C • Irish Leaving Certificate: 96 points from a minimum of 4 Higher Subjects • Welsh Baccalaureate • All students are subject to checks from the Disclosure and Barring Service and this must be judged to be satisfactory before the start of work placements International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements), details at: www.bangor.ac.uk/international/applying/entryrequirements We also welcome applications from mature applicants *For full details go to our website and for a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

Childhood and youth studies

The course undergraduate programme is a multi-disciplinary degree for those who have an interest in working with children and young people but who have not as yet decided on a career path.

You would follow innovative modules led by experienced School of Education staff to develop your understanding of the history of childhood, children’s rights, the nature of childhood and the role of adults working with children in a national, European and international context. You would engage in academic study in the fields of psychology, sociology, social policy, education, health and welfare relating to children’s lives.

The term ‘Childhood’ is defined as a child’s life from the early to teenage years and the content of the programme focuses on three main themes of Childhood:

The Child and his/her development
The Child and society
The Child and education

The programme throughout will promote study skills and understanding to conduct research into issues relating to childhood.

Why choose Bangor University for this course?

The degree aims to address the present demand for well-qualified specialists able to work with children, young people and their families in a range of contexts, in the community and in institutions. The programme combines sound academic grounding with a practical and active dimension that will produce professionals well able to address the challenges of a contemporary, active society in a bilingual country.
During the degree, there will opportunities every year to undertake placements to develop your understanding of aspects of children’s needs and development and to carry out research into current issues and practice.
An integral element of the programme is the range of guest speakers and educational visits that enrich and reinforce students’ learning.

Modules

For details of the modular structure, please see the course description on Bangor University's website.

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,000
per year
England
£9,000
per year
EU
£9,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,000
per year
Scotland
£9,000
per year
Wales
£9,000
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Bangor University

Department:

School of Education and Human Development

TEF rating:
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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

93%
UK students
7%
International students
14%
Male students
86%
Female students
61%
2:1 or above
13%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
D

After graduation


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Health and social care

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£17,000
low
Average annual salary
94%
low
Employed or in further education
89%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

17%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
13%
Customer service occupations
12%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers

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