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Children, Young People and Education

Prepare for a rewarding career working with children, young people and families. Whether you aspire to work in social care, early years settings or in schools, we have the degree to give you the skills and knowledge you need to thrive in this sector.

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Study Children, Young People and Education and you will:

  • Undertake you study in a renowned institute for developing educators
  • Have an option to choose a specialised area of study within the education and support sectors
  • Develop skills that will enable you to work with a variety of groups, each with their own, unique needs.

Study Children, Young People and Education at York St John University

These 3 courses share many core modules, giving you a broad understanding of childhood development, safeguarding, mental health and the issues affecting young people today.

Depending on which course you choose you will also develop specialist knowledge and skills relating to early childhood, inclusion in education, or supporting young people and families within the communities.

All of our children, young people and education courses include practical placements which allow you to combine your theoretical knowledge with valuable work experience.

Courses

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...

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...

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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