University of Wolverhampton

Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, United Kingdom

Family and Community Studies

The Family and Community Studies degree will develop the skills and knowledge required for a range of careers working with young people, families and the communities where they live. There is an increasing need for graduates to work in the field of family support and community work as well as increasing opportunities to work directly with young people and this course is designed to prepare you for these roles. The course is suitable for people new to this area or experienced staff searching for career development. Work experience placements are an integral part of the course and can be negotiated in a variety of settings such as family support teams, charities, youth groups, and voluntary organisations. -The teaching team are from a range of professional backgrounds including education, health professions, social work and youth work and are all actively involved in research -You can choose which age group you wish to focus on depending on your personal interests and career aspirations -There will be an opportunity for you to have placement experience in an ‘educare’ setting

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    University of Wolverhampton,Wolverhampton
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250