What will I learn?

**Overview**Want to understand what makes young people tick and how to use this knowledge to make a positive difference to their lives?On this BA (Hons) Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology degree course, you’ll unpack the issues facing people aged 8-25 and combine it with the study of psychology. You'll broaden your understanding of child development, setting you up for a rewarding career in fields such as youth work, health care and teaching.92% Graduates in work or further study (DLHE, 2017)**What you'll experience**On this degree course, you'll:- Develop your knowledge of young people’s behaviour and responses- Be taught by lecturers who bring years of experience in the field and have links to a network of employers- Develop relationships with future employers through a programme of events and talks from guest speakers- Choose whether to do a dissertation or a practical research project in your final year- 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.What can you do with a Childhood and Youth Studies with Psychology degree?Areas you can work in include:- youth work- social work- educational welfare- health promotionWith this degree you can also go on to study at postgraduate level in areas such as teaching or psychology.Our 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 (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 17,380) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,300.00 (US$ 17,380) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

14 September 2020

Venue

Main Site

University House,

Winston Churchill Avenue,

Portsmouth,

PO1 2UP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have also completed High School Diploma with GPA above 3.0. Specific requirements may vary depending upon the course choosen.

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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