Get the skills, knowledge and qualification you need to work at a senior level in the Education sector, with children from 0-19, with this Foundation Degree in Childhood and Youth Studies. Designed for both students and staff, it will help you follow a rewarding career path in a variety of sectors, including early years, private or voluntary, within the youth and community sector, or in pupil referral units.
Throughout the course, you’ll review a wide range of contemporary subject areas and participate in the planning of a curriculum for children of all ages, developing your professional and academic skills and your knowledge base across the board.
Focusing on your specialist subject area and building on your work-related learning, you’ll contextualise theory and link this to practice, on the ideal route to being a fully qualified level 5 practitioner within the educational sector.
Students will be required to complete a satisfactory interview.
Mature applicants (aged 21 or over) who are able to demonstrate relevant skills or knowledge gained in employment or vocational activity will be considered and may be invited to interview.
How will I be assessed?
The course is run in a classroom environment, allowing you to share your ideas and reflections with your peers. You will also receive tutorial support and sessions focused on wider childhood studies curriculum.
Examples of assessments on the course include:
• Personal skills presentation
• Written assignments including essays, reports and reflective journals
• Academic poster
• Personalised portfolio identifying skills development and areas to improve
• Self and peer assessment
Continuing Your Journey
Successfully complete this foundation degree and you can advance onto the BA(Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies Top Up Programme with us.Careers page
Fees, Finance & Funding
There are two main costs you will have whilst studying and if you are a home student studying on a full-time course, you can apply for student finance to cover both of these:Fees, finance and funding page
Your tuition fees for each year of your course.
Help with your living costs e.g. rent, food, clothing, course materials, entertainment.
You can find more details, including the actual tuition fee charged on our Fees, Funding and Finance Page.
Got a question?
Our course enquiries team is on-hand to answer any questions you might have about this qualification, the application process, enrolment, or anything else about life at The Manchester College.Make an enquiry
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