Childhood and Youth Studies (BA (Hons))

University of Greenwich the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About Childhood and Youth Studies at University of Greenwich

This degree provides an analysis of the experiences of childhood and youth. It usesthe subject disciplines of sociology, psychology and history to really explorechildhood, and willprovide you with opportunities to specialise in your chosen areas.

If youare passionate about social change and want to be part of creating a betterfuture for the next generation, this degree gives you the opportunity to studysocial enterprise. Here you will explore setting up your own social enterpriseto help solve some of the challenges young people face, with the ultimate goalof graduating with an established enterprise and full time employment.

Duringyour time with us you will gain an awareness of the rights of children andyoung people, with reference to their role and status in society. You willdevelop essential skills in recognising how the experiences of childhood andyouth are shaped by class, race, gender, disability, sexuality, religion,poverty, region and nationality.

Thisdegree will opendoors to many employment opportunities. It is particularly fitting for those looking toprogress into youth and community, psychology, socialenterprise, thethird sector and even local government positions. 

Alternatively it also provides a sound preparation for postgraduate courses in primary or early years teaching, social work, children's nursing and play therapy, as well as further academic study to MA or PhD level.

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 awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsSeptemberDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Notes about fees for this course

Your time at university should be enjoyable and rewarding, and it is important that it is not spoilt by unnecessary financial worries. We recommend that you spend time planning your finances, both before coming to university and while you are here. We can offer advice on living costs and budgeting, as well as on awards, allowances and loans.

Find out more about our fees and the support available to you at our:

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Entry requirements for this course

Contact University of Greenwich to find course entry requirements.

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