BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies

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Discover a course that champions creative teaching and development

Employable graduates - We're ranked in the top 10 universities in the country for employability with 96.7% of our graduates in work or further study within six months of completing their degree.

About BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies

Our BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies course gives you the opportunity to work in a range of settings to gain solid experience and a dynamic approach, including early years, primary, secondary, tertiary education, and working with young people.

  • You will develop the key skills and values for working with children and young people aged 0–19
  • You can apply to complete Early Years Teacher Status following this course - this is essential if you want to lead and manage an early years setting
  • You'll be taught by lecturers from a wide range of professional backgrounds including early years, primary teaching, secondary teaching, social work, nursery management and youth work, so you can be sure that you'll gain a wide range of knowledge and expertise
  • You can tailor your placements to work with children and young people of different ages, or focus on a specific age range
  • This is a practical and work-based course that has been designed with employers in the sector. You’ll spend two days per week on placement from the start of the course, working in a variety of settings such early years, primary, secondary, tertiary education, and working with young people.

To find out more about our BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies course, please visit the course page.

Join us at an Open Day

Book your place at our next open day - this will give you the opportunity to attend subject talks, tour the University and speak to both the teaching team and current students of our BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies course.