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Undergraduate courses

Children, Young People and Education

Support young people, families and the communities around them

Discover our Children, Young People and Education courses here, or visit us at an Open Day to find out more.

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Learn about childhood development and the issues affecting young people today, then apply your knowledge on practical placements.

Studying education and childhood is good preparation for a career working with children and young people. It can also open up opportunities in other areas including charity work, policing, careers advice, local government, play therapy and community work.


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Children, Young People and Society BA (Hons)

If you want to work with children, young people and families in social care or a related setting then this is the degree for you. Studying this subject means engaging with some challenging issues, preparing you to make a real difference in...

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Early Years Education and Care (with Graduate Practitioner Competencies) BA (Hons)

Gain a thorough understanding of the learning, development and life experiences of children in their early years. This degree will provide a firm foundation for a career making a difference to the lives of young children. As a successful graduate of...

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Education, SEN and Mental Health BA (Hons)

Explore how people learn and develop and investigate the role of education in society. This course draws on a range of disciplines including psychology, sociology, philosophy, history, and politics. The course places emphasis on both special...

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