BA (Hons) Families and Childhood Studies

Duration: 3 years

Course details

The Childhood and Family Studies degree is designed to provide you with essential knowledge and skills in order to work with children, their families and the services that support them. It provides a strong foundation for either employment within education, health, welfare or community contexts or a future professional study.


Year 1

  • Child Development: Theory and Practice

  • Working with Children, Young People and Families

  • Families and Society

  • Child Protection

  • Academic Development and Reflective Practice

Year 2

  • Inclusion and Diversity

  • Skills for the Workplace

  • Family Health and Well-Being

  • Risk, Resilience and Recovery

  • Research Methods

Year 3

  • Promoting Positive Behaviour

  • Youth and Society

  • Supporting Families with Young Children

  • Research Article

Entry requirements

  • UCAS: 96 to 112 tariff points
  • Grade B in CACHE Diploma excluding CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education

Career posibilities

You will be able to access careers in working with children and families in a range of services which include early years, family support, schools, charities, community work and health. You will also have the opportunity to progress to postgraduate programmes of studies that award qualifications in teaching. You can expect to have these following positions after you graduate: Police Family Liaison Officer, Substance Misuse Support Worker Child/Family Worker including supporting young people who have lived with abuse, Support Worker.

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