Sheffield Hallam University

201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2018
801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2018
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

Working with Children, Young People and Families

This course has been developed in close collaboration with employers from the children, young people and families' sector, to ensure you graduate with the skills, experience and knowledge to develop a successful career. You study modules which are designed to introduce you to the core skills and knowledge required for working with children. These modules equip you with the skills and knowledge to support your professional, intellectual and future career development. Your studies include subjects such as safeguarding and assessment, child development, parenting and work-based learning. You also study interprofessional modules with students from a variety of professional backgrounds such as social work and nursing. This allows you to gain an understanding of the importance of the integrated workforce. You gain real insight and experience working with children young people and their families with 400 hours spent in work-based learning placements. We offer placements in a wide range of statutory, voluntary and independent settings, including children's centres, schools, family support services,youth service.

  • Qualification
    Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Sheffield
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250