The Open University in Northern Ireland

Childhood and Youth Studies (K32)

Distance Learning
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Rank: 200 (TCUG)

Location: Distance Learning

Website: https://www.open.ac.uk

Study mode distance learning

Degree: Certificate

Start Date: 2021/02/01

Duration: 12 months


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200

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Description

This certificate is designed for graduates from any discipline with a professional or personal interest in childhood and youth studies who wish to deepen their understanding of children’s lives and develop critical analysis skills. Key features of the course

  • Suitable if you already work with children and young people, or hope to do so
  • Explores diverse perspectives on childhood and youth and strategies designed to promote their welfare
  • Examines the links between theory and practice, with a strong emphasis on your own context.
This certificate is the first stage of a study programme that progresses to a postgraduate diploma and finally a masters degree. You can step off at any point, or study the whole programme.

Requirements

Entry requirements

You must have a bachelors degree from a UK University (or equivalent) to study this course. Your degree can be in any subject, although childhood and youth studies, sociology, health and social care, anthropology, psychology or education are particularly relevant. Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum score of 7 under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Language qualifications

IELTS: 6.5 (minimum score of 5.5 in each)


Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The Open University in Northern Ireland.

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