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Working with Children and Families

City of Sunderland College

UCAS Code: CWP1 | Higher National Certificate - HNC

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Course option

1.0year

Full-time | 2022

This programme is ideal for anyone who wants to make a difference to the lives of children, young people and families. The programme will develop the knowledge and skills you need for a career across a range of professional areas, or for entry into further study. This programme has a number of distinguishing features including: an emphasis on interdisciplinary working; employability; internationalisation; research skills and social justice.

Modules

You will study six modules which include:
Perspectives in Human Development
Professional Skills with Children, Young People, Families and Communities
Social and Political Influences on Policy and Practice
Play and Creative Development in Diverse Contexts
Cultural and Historical Influences on Children, Young People and Families
An Introduction to Practitioner Research

Assessment methods

All teaching will take place in the classroom environment, but you will be expected to use your experience within the workplace to inform your learning. Throughout your programme of study, you will be required to complete assessments to demonstrate your learning of subject knowledge and transferable key skills. You will experience a range of different types of assessment during your programme which will include some of the following:

Case studies
Literature reviews
Group work
Presentations
Portfolios
Reports
Proposals
Multiple choice questions
Reflections

Tuition fees

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England
£5,999
per year
Northern Ireland
£5,999
per year
Scotland
£5,999
per year
Wales
£5,999
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Washington Campus

Department:

Care and Development

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