What will I learn?

**Overview**If you want to fuse your desire to make a positive impact on children aged 8-18 with a solid understanding of youth justice, this degree is the perfect combination.On this BA (Hons) Children and Youth Studies with Criminology degree course, you’ll unpack the issues affecting young people and children and get a solid foundation of the criminal justice system.This degree is ideal preparation for rewarding careers in areas such as youth work and youth justice – and offers a pathway into postgraduate training in Probation.**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Spend two-thirds of your time at the School of Education and Childhood Studies, examining topics around child development, education, psychology, health and social work- Spend your remaining time studying at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, learning about crime, punishment and rehabilitation- Develop skills and knowledge for working with children and young people in a variety of settings, including youth intervention work- Pull apart theories and contemporary issues for children and young people in today’s society- Tailor your studies to focus on areas that meet your career goals and interests, including pre-entry qualifications for a career in probation work and community justice- Practise professional meetings in our Family Assessment Room, where you'll learn how parents and children feel during family meetings, and explore your responsibilities as a practitioner**Careers and opportunities**After the course, you can take your expert skills and knowledge into a rewarding career working with young people and children in the community.What can you do with a Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology degree?Areas you can work in include:- youth work- social work- probation- educational welfare- health promotion- teachingOur Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry. You'll get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,486) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 18,486) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 September 2021

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have one of the following qualifications: College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Tests (SAT Score: 1090); GCE A-Levels (Points: 96; CCC; 322); ACT (Score: 25); Advanced Placement Test (322); High School Diploma (GPA of 3.0 or above). Students need a minimum of IELTS band 6.0, with no component below 5.5. Some courses, especially those with a high level of discussion and writing, require higher scores.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About this uni

The University of Portsmouth is one of the top 40 UK universities (Guardian University Guide).

  • 1 of top 100 young universities in the world (THE)
  • 88% student satisfaction with the University (NSS 2017)
  • ‘Gold’ award in Teaching Excellence Framework
  • Invested GBP150m in last 10 years to upgrade amenities