MSc Children and Young People
Equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to develop service provision for children and young people. Our MSc will develop your understanding of the societal and political influences that impact on children and young people, as well as promoting joint working between sectors and agencies.
To take into account
Working with children and young people can be a very rewarding and challenging experience and there's a wide variety of settings you might choose to work in. Our MSc will equip you with an enhanced level of expertise to build your career in your chosen sector, whether that’s healthcare, social care, education or other related fields.We work closely with a wide range of different employers who provide services for children and young people, including those in healthcare, education and social care. Our course has been developed to meet the needs of practitioners across the whole spectrum of services for young people and children.
Applicants should normally have a good first degree or equivalent and be working in an environment with children or young people. A professional qualification is not required for access to the course but applicants must demonstrate continuing involvement with children and young people. Recent experience (within the past 2 years) of working directly with children and young people is required so that applicants are able to draw on their experience when completing programme assignments.
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What you'll learn on the course
- Social care
- Young people
- Safeguarding Children
- political influences
- Healthcare Professionals
- Societal and political influences
- Safeguarding Children and Young People
- Significant Events in Childhood
- Advancing Decision-Making for Healthcare Professionals
- Research Proposal
- Major Project
Assessment of your study is through a diverse range of methods, depending on the modules you choose. Examples include essays, portfolio work and production of an action plan. You will, above all, be working towards completion of a major project of at least 15,000 words to receive your Masters award.