What do you need to get in?
Main entry requirements
Accepted at MM with an BTEC Subsidiary Diploma or Cambridge Technical Introductory Diploma at Merit, or with an A-level at C.
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 96 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers56%
Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.
Tuition fee & financial supportNot available
Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.
If you live in:
- Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
- Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
- Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Our Childhood and Youth course is ideal if you’re interested in working with children and young people aged eight to 25 years. This course is designed to support your professional development, empowering you to make a positive impact on the lives of children and young people. You’ll be able to explore a diverse range of professional roles alongside your academic study through work placements. This hands-on experience will not only give you a chance to try out different areas of work but, it will also put into practice everything that you learn on the course as well as enhancing your employment options when you graduate. This course can lead on to a wide choice of career paths including social care, children’s homes, sports development, youth theatres, mental health services, youth offending and many more. There is also an exciting opportunity to visit a European country for a week or for a whole semester in your second year. By studying at the University of Northampton, you can be sure that: Students enrolling on this course at Northampton will be provided with their own brand new Hewlett Packard laptop* to keep at no additional cost. All sports clubs and societies are free to join at Northampton and every essential course text book is available via the library, meaning you won’t have to purchase copies. For more information on this visit our website (northampton.ac.uk/benefits). If you join us in September 2018 you will be the first to experience student life at the University’s brand-new Waterside Campus. Come along to an Open Day to find out more. Based on the evidence available, the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Panel judged that the University of Northampton delivers consistently outstanding teaching, learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK. ✱ terms and conditions apply. See northampton.ac.uk/benefits for more information
**STAGE 1:** • Development, Health and Learning: Working Together (compulsory) • Children, Young People, Their Rights and the Law (compulsory) • Promoting Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing (compulsory) • Introduction to Childhood and Youth (compulsory) • Work Based Learning in Children and Young People’s Services (compulsory) **STAGE 2:** • Young People and Society part one: SEN and Inclusion (compulsory) • Effective Intervention, Safeguarding and Integrated Working in Children and Young People’s Services (compulsory) • Research Methods – Childhood and Youth and Education (compulsory) • Young People and Society part two: Diversity and Pluralism (compulsory) • Transitions for Children, Young People and Families (compulsory) • Work Based Learning in Children and Young People’s Services (compulsory) **STAGE 3:** • Innovation, Leadership and Management (compulsory) • Children and Young People Dissertation (compulsory) • Social Justice and Equality (compulsory) • Empowering, Creative and Therapeutic Approaches to Working with Children and Young People (compulsory) • Work Based Learning in Children and Young People’s Services (compulsory) Module information is quoted for 17/18 entry. Please note that modules run subject to student numbers and staff availability, any changes will be communicated to applicants accordingly.
Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently. We know that sharing knowledge, supporting creativity and striving to make a positive difference will change the future. What motivates us is the drive to help people make the changes that will transform their lives – people like you.
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