University of chester youth work

By | 9th May 2017

University of chester youth work

Childhood and Youth Professional Studies

BA (Hons)

Discover more about the lives of children, young people and their families, and the principles and practices of working with them during this hands on course.

Course overview

The course focuses on the development of students’ understanding of the core principles and practice of working with children, young people and their families, and the development of inter-disciplinary thinking and practice. It includes the study of key issues facing children and young people, as well as practitioners, and there are opportunities to focus your studies and assignments on particular aspects of your curent work and those that are particular interest to you.

This course is available to study at our Riverside Campus and Warrington Campus, as well as University Centre Shrewsbury.

Why Study Childhood and Youth Professional Studies with us?

The course supports you to develop your understanding of the relationship between theory and practice:

  • Content is related to current issues and practice in working with children, young people and their families.
  • Varied forms of assessment are used with opportunities to incorporate projects that you may be engaged in at work.
  • You are able to deepen your own, and each other’s roles to support the development of a multi-disciplinary approach to working with children, young people and their families.
  • Active encouragement for you to identify your own learning and development priorities.
  • Encouragement for employer engagement to support work-related projects

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University of chester youth work

Social Work

BA (Hons)

Make a difference to the lives of vulnerable people as you prepare for a professional career within social work.

Course overview

We offer an exciting and stimulating three-year degree that, on completion, leads to eligibility to register with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a qualified social worker. This course enables you to develop your knowledge, skills and values and demonstrate your professional capability. You will need to be hard working, adaptable, honest and, above all, passionate about finding long-term solutions and supporting positive changes for children, adults and families in the future.

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