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  MA Childhood, Youth and Family Studies


University of Bedfordshire    School of Applied Social Sciences

Full time & Part time October MA 1 year full time, part time options available
Social Work (32) Sociology (33)

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Embark on a rewarding journey with the MA Childhood, Youth and Family Studies programme, tailored for individuals passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and families. This course equips you with the essential skills and knowledge to excel in various settings related to childhood and family support. Delve into core areas such as early years, child protection, and pastoral support in primary education, while exploring theoretical frameworks and ethical practices. Customize your learning experience with optional units and hone your research skills for a compelling final project. Benefit from engaging with research-active academics and gain insights into the latest theories, policies, and practices shaping children's services. The assessment strategy focuses on enhancing your learning experience and preparing you for real-world challenges. With a blend of written assignments, oral presentations, and a dissertation, you will develop critical thinking and professional skills essential for a successful career in this field. Check the entry requirements and seize the opportunity to transform your passion into expertise.

About the course

This course is aimed specifically for those wanting to work with children and/or families giving you the skills and knowledge to pursue or develop your career across a range of associated work settings. It runs alongside our MA Childhood Youth and Family Studies: Youth Work Pathway

The course provides a broad level of understanding relevant to areas such as early years; nursery worker or manager; family support worker or manager; child protection; and pastoral support roles in primary education.

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