Edge Hill University Childhood and Youth Studies

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Edge Hill University Childhood and Youth Studies

Edge Hill University Childhood and Youth Studies

BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies

  • Study Abroad Option Available
  • Sandwich Year Option Available
  • International Students Can Apply
  • Work Placement Opportunity


UCAS Code: L590
Course Length: 3 Years Full-Time
Start Dates: September 2017, September 2018
Department: Department of Social Sciences
Location: Edge Hill University
  • UK and European field trips are key features of this degree;
  • Prepare for career options with a focus on child and youth services, including social work, teaching and youth work;
  • Combine with another degree subject to give you a programme of study directly relevant to your interests.

This degree is for those who wish to work with children and young people but have not decided upon a specific career pathway. Drawing on a variety of disciplines including sociology, education, psychology, social policy and youth studies, you will explore the social, cultural, political and developmental contexts of childhood and youth from early years through to later childhood and youth. You will develop your interest and understanding of the factors that affect children and young people in today’s society, and the changing local, national and global contexts which shape their lives and that of their families and communities. You will take part in field trips, as well as work-based learning and employability modules, which are designed to help prepare you for future employment.


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United Kingdom

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