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|Introduction||The BA (Hons) Degree Working in Integrated Services for Children and Young People
has been developed by a team of highly qualified, experienced, dedicated staff. These professionals are committed to the delivery of the government's agenda through the education of those in child care or young people's sector.
The Degree has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of the Children Act 2004, the Children's Workforce Strategy 2006 and encompasses the joint childcare strategy.|
|Study Outline||Modules include: Research Methods; Working with Young People; Provision of Services; Safeguarding Children and a Dissertation (8,000 words)|
|Entry Requirements||It is expected that all candidates for this BA (Hons) Degree will have:
A relevant level 5 qualification or Foundation Degree in Working with Children and Young People, Early Years, Healthcare Play Specialism OR any other related field e.g. Play work.
Evidence of Level 2 Literacy and Level 2 Numeracy Skills and good Communication Skills.
Experience of working with children and or young people (relatively recent is desirable but not essential). Computer skills would be a distinct advantage|
|Equipment||You will be advised at interview.|
|Attendance||The Degree is a one year course. All students are expected to attend college 1 day a week from 9.00 am - 4.30 pm; achieve 120 credits through a combination of classroom based and e-learning; attend all modules to be eligible to pass.
At North Warwickshire and Hinckley College we have high expectations; ideally you will have 100% attendance. When you are absent, vital peer interaction and input from the group as a whole and the teaching content for that particular session is missed.|
|Assessment||In keeping with the assessment methods of the University of West London College of Nursing, Midwifery and Healthcare, we will continue 100% summative assessment.
All modules have formative assessment which will be reviewed by the tutor verbally and in a written format. This feedback will include identifying action and progress using Individual Learning Plans.
The formative assessments are designed to prepare students for the summative assessment process using a variety of presentation style|
|Progression||On successful completion of the Level 6 modules you will have achieved a BA (Hons) Working in Integrated Services for Children and Young People.
Recommended follow up courses:
Higher level academic study such as a Masters Degree or a PhD
Early Years Teacher
Post Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE)
Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing Pathways
Leadership roles in Children's Centres. Private and Voluntary Sector Early Years Provision.|
|Qualification||BA HONS Degree.|
|Awarding Body||University of West London.|
|Suitable for Higher Education?||Y|
|Suitable for Individuals?||Y|
|Suitable for Employers?||Y|