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|Application deadline:||You are advised to apply as early as possible|
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|Start date:||September 2013|
|Duration full-time:||12 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
The course will explore childhood and youth from multiple theoretical perspectives drawn from the social sciences including: psychology, sociology, social policy and health. The current government is committed to children and young people evidenced by its commitment to Early Years, Education and Health Visiting in the recent public spending review. Therefore, the topics explored in the course will be pertinent to practice and will allow students to develop their research skills in their particular area of work or interest. The course will be delivered either part time over two years or full time over one year with a combination of face to face contact and distance learning opportunities.
This course is of interest to anyone working with children and young people across health, education and social care services. Specifically it will appeal to: school nurses, health visitors, children's nurses, teachers, social workers, early years practitioners, youth workers, volunteers working with children and young people, children's centre staff, public health practitioners and those working in local authority services for children and young people. This course will benefit those who are looking to extend their academic skills and will contribute to continuing professional development.
There will thee exit points from the programme: Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits), Postgraduate Diploma (120 credits) and MSc (180 credits). The modules to gain the postgraduate certificate and postgraduate diploma:
* Perspectives of childhood (30 credits)
* Challenges in childhood (30 credits)
* Contemporary issues in childhood (30 credits)
* Optional module (30 credits)
MSc:The MSc Child and Adolescent Studies will be awarded on successful completion of the requirements for the postgraduate diploma above and a 60 credit dissertation.
A typical offer will include a 2.1 in a relevant degree. Alternatively, candidates with professional qualifications and directly relevant work experience may be considered. For non-native speakers of English: IELTS 6.5 overall, 6.5 in writing.
Scholarships and discount
Bucks is currently offering the below discounts and scholarships.
Prompt payment discount
A discount of £1,000 will be applied if a student pays the balance of their fees before enrolment. This discount is only available to students who are paying international / higher rate fees, the course must be full time and the course fees must be above £6,800 (2013/14 intake).
Vice Chancellor's Scholarship
Bucks is pleased to inform you that the Vice Chancellor will be awarding special scholarships of £1,000 to students enrolling on the full time MBA (executive MBA or International MBA) starting in September 2012. The MBAs costs £10,300 and with the scholarship, will come down to £9,300. Students who pay their fees in full before enrolment are also entitled to the £1,000 prompt payment discount, therefore, our MBAs could cost just £8,300! Apply now, before places fill up and dont miss this fantastic opportunity.
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