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Child & Family Studies Foundation Degree (FdA) (Full time)

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Overview

Child & Family Studies Foundation Degree (FdA) (Full time)

This course will provide the knowledge and understanding of the rights of children, young people and their families.  It is built on the policy, legislation and current events to provide you with an overview of current practice, child development and welfare.

Why study this course:

  • Small group sizes
  • Individualised support
  • Placement experience
  • One day a week attendance

Course Information

Need to know

Entry requirements

Essential: Level 3 qualification and Maths and English GCSE at 4 or above or equivalent.

 What qualification will I gain?

Foundation Degree in Child and Family Studies.

How will I be assessed?

Essays, report, presentation, simulation, reflections, exam.

Work experience

Voluntary or paid placement in a relevant setting with children, young people or families. (min 14 hours a week).

 

Course content

What will I study?

You will study:

Year 1:

  • An Introduction to Academic Study
  • An Introduction to Working with Children, Young People and Families
  • Narratives of Youth
  • Law, Society and Controversy

 

Year 2:

  • Researching Practice with Children, Young People and Families
  • Management and Applied Experience
  • Child Welfare and Interagency Approaches
  • Perceptions and Discourse of Youth

Next steps

Course progression:

BA Top-up Degree in Child and Adolescent Studies.

 

Career progressions:

Education, Family Support, Management.

Additional information

We offer a variety of trips each year which students will be invited to attend.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, or  contact info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk.

Take the next step

Apply through UCAS

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Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 18/09/2023
Type: HE
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Mon
Time(s): 9:00am - 6:00pm
Fees: £6,165.00 Fee notes: The fee indicated is for each year of the course.
Disclaimer

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email info@bedfordcollegegroup.ac.uk or call us on 0345 658 8990.

Accessibility

We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.