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BA (Hons) Child and Youth Studies with Foundation Year

Why choose this course?

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96% of Derby graduates were in work or further study within six months of completing a full-time degree. (HESA, 2016)

Take our foundation year route for the ideal introduction to a career working with children and young people. It provides a smooth transition to our highly regarded degree, which boasts impressive employability and student satisfaction rates.

  • Choose to start your studies at foundation year stage if you have the ability to study for a degree but don’t have the formal qualifications to embark on the full honours degree straight away
  • Build the skills, values and knowledge you need to work with babies, children and young people up to the age of 19
  • Spend a substantial part of your studies on practical placements in a variety of settings
  • Enjoy international perspectives through exciting opportunities to travel abroad during your course
  • Learn from a dedicated and experienced academic team as well as professionals from our thriving network of employer partners
  • Develop an excellent platform for advancing to postgraduate study in areas such as teacher training or social work
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