Children and Young People, M.Sc.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    12400 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
University rank #301 (WUR) ,
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. 

About

Whatever your background and experience in working with children and young people, this course will help you develop skills to benefit the young people you work with as well as boost your own career. You'll enjoy lively debate through sharing your experiences with your fellow students who will themselves be drawn from a wide range of disciplines relating to children and young people. In fact, inter-professional practice is central to the whole course and you'll learn to build on your practice with children and young people to support the whole multi-disciplinary team that may be working with an individual or group, both within your workplace or in a wider social care context.

Careers

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.

Links with industry and professional recognition

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Safeguarding Children and Young People
  • Significant Events in Childhood
  • Advancing Decision-Making for Healthcare Professionals
  • Research Proposal
  • Major Project

        Detailed Programme Facts

        • Programme intensity

          You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

          Full-time
          • Full-time duration 12 months
          Part-time
          • Average part-time duration 24 months
          • Intensity Flexible
          • Part-time variant
            Flexible
        • Languages
          • English
        • Delivery mode
          On Campus
        Check if you match the admission requirements

        English Language Requirements

        You only need to take one of these language tests:

        • Minimum required score:

          6.5

          The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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        • Minimum required score (Grade C):

          180

          The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

          Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

        • Minimum required score:

          600

          The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

        • Minimum required score:

          100

          The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

        Academic Requirements

        Entry Requirements:

        • 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.
        • If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 ( Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.

        Tuition Fee

        • International

          12400 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 12400 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
        • EU/EEA

          8100 GBP/year
          Tuition Fee
          Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
        • UK & EU students, 2017/18 (per year part time) £4,050

        Funding

        StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.