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University of Bradford

Working with Children, Young People and Families

UCAS Code: L590

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

Entry requirements


A level

B,B,C

to include 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent

Meet UCAS tariff of 112 points, there are no subject specific requirements.

Meet UCAS tariff of 112 points to include a minimum of 64 points from 2 HL subjects plus Grade 3 HL or Grade 4 SL in English.

Meet UCAS tariff of 112 points to include Ordinary level English at minimum grade C.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

there are no subject specific requirements

Meet UCAS tariff of 112 points, there are no subject specific requirements.

UCAS Tariff

112

to include 64 points from 2 A Levels or equivalent plus GCSE English at Grade C or 4

94%
Applicants receiving offers

About this course


Course option

3years

Full-time | 2019

Subject

Early childhood studies

Gain the skills you need for a career working with children and families in this three-year, full-time BA (Hons) programme.

You’ll develop a firm understanding of policy and legislative issues, and get the hands-on practical experience you need to be an effective practitioner.

You’ll study topics such as:

- legislation relating to education, child protection and health

- roles and responsibilities of agencies

- multi-agency working

- communicating with children through play, art, and role play

The programme gives you the opportunity to explore different aspects of working with children and families, in a variety of environments. On graduation you’ll be able to pursue careers in areas such as family support, community development, education, and mentorship.

You may choose to pursue further study after graduation, such as the MA in Social Work, giving you the qualification you need to be a social worker.

**Professional accreditation**
This course is a collaboration between the University and key employers in social care and the children’s care sectors.

**Rankings**
The University of Bradford is ranked 301-400 in the world for Social Sciences in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Modules

Year 1
Academic, Personal and Professional Development (core)
Communication Skills: Children and Families (core)
Transition and Development in Children and Young People (core)
Introduction to Psychology (core)
Introduction to Sociology (core)
Transition and Development in Children and Young People (core)
Values and Ethics (core)

Year 2
British Welfare State (core)
Children and Interagency Work (core)
Effective Interventions with Children and Families (core)
Research and Evaluation (core)
Learning from Practice (option)
Mental Health (option)
University Elective (elective)

Year 3
Childcare Law (core)
Service Users’ and Carers’ Perspectives in Social Work and Social Care (option)
Organisations and Professional Development (option)
Understanding Social and Personal Identities (option)
The Social Psychology of Intergroup Relations (option)
Living in a Sustainable Society (option)
Understanding Culture and Society (option)
Dissertation (core)

Tuition fees

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Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£9,250
per year
International
£15,320
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

University of Bradford

Department:

School of Social Sciences

TEF rating:

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What students say


How do students rate their degree experience?

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Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

100%
UK students
0%
International students
13%
Male students
87%
Female students
62%
2:1 or above
8%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

After graduation


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Health and social care

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£16,550
low
Average annual salary
92%
low
Employed or in further education
85%
high
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

27%
Welfare professionals
26%
Welfare and housing associate professionals
10%
Caring personal services
What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

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