Child and Family Health and Wellbeing (BSc (Hons))

the United Kingdom

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The award
BSc (Hons)

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
GBP 9250 per year

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
GBP 14045 per year

All study options

About Child and Family Health and Wellbeing at University of Derby

Are you passionate about supporting children and families? Would you like a career where you can tackle issues such as health inequalities and poverty? This exciting course offers you the ideal preparation.

  • Prepare for a fulfilling career in roles such as family support worker or community health worker
  • Gain invaluable skills and knowledge to support children and families to make their lives better
  • Build your experience through highly practical projects and a work placement
  • Conduct meaningful research into some of the most pressing issues facing children, families and society today
  • Engage with our enthusiastic and highly experienced teaching team who are dedicated to your success
  • Undertake assessments which reflect what happens in the workplace: there are no exams on this course
  • Choose to study at either Derby or Chesterfield, making the most of our exceptional learning facilities
  • Build a strong platform for further postgraduate study if you wish to specialise in a profession like nursing, social work or teaching.

If you would like to combine Child and Family Health and Wellbeing with another subject, consider our Joint Honours course.

Our BSc (Hons) Child and Family Health and Wellbeing is your stepping stone to a role where you can make a positive difference every working day. You'll be part of a new generation of dedicated, creative and highly capable professionals supporting children, families and their wider communities.

A vital role in society

This course is ideal for anyone interested in helping families and children to reach their potential. We will equip you with the skills, understanding and values you need to work in a broad range of settings delivering health, social and developmental work.

You will learn how to provide high-quality support services which are critical to sustaining family life, sometimes in the face of problems such as poverty, illness, domestic violence and mental health issues. We help you to support vulnerable families with respect and compassion, promoting strong parenting skills and healthier lifestyles.

Throughout, you will take a holistic view of children's and young people's needs

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardBSc (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study find out
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course feesGBP 9250 per yearInternational course feesGBP 14045 per year

Entry requirements

UCAS points

  • 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels)

Specific requirements at A-level

  • No specific subject requirements

Specific requirements at GCSE

  • GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification

IELTS

  • 6.5 (with 5.5 in each skills area)

Interview / Audition

  • N/A

Portfolio

  • N/A

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