Childhood Studies FdA

University of South Wales

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( 4.2) 1727 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE LX53
If you would like to work in childcare, or if you’re employed and are keen to further your career, this course teaches the full range of skills for working with children and young people from birth to 18 years. It is the ideal route into professional childcare, teaching or other work with young people, and provides both classroom-based study and practical experience. With strong links to local employers, the course will enable you to develop knowledge and understanding of the issues faced by... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Social Work
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
26th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
107th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
52nd

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
2 Years

Childhood and Youth Studies

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 70 = 30% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Childhood and Youth Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Health & Social Care
34%
Religious Studies & Theology
27%
Sociology
24%
English Literature
16%
Psychology
14%

Tuition fees

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Students from Other UK
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£8,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£8,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£8,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£8,000 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£8,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£11,900 per year
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Latest Children / Youth (Social Work) reviews

Children / Youth (Social Work)
KW
Kelly Wagstaff
19 Feb 19

Working for Children and Young people (Youth Work Initial Qualifying) MA

Really positive. Happy overall. The staff are really helpful and approachable. I think the course and university is...

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How Children / Youth (Social Work) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 4 reviews

5 star 75%
4 star 0%
3 star 0%
2 star 25%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 1,727 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 40%
3 star 13%
2 star 3%
1 star 1%
University of South Wales
CompUniGuide ranking
107th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.2)
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The University of South Wales (USW) is one of the largest universities in the UK, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. With campuses throughout south Wales, in Pontypridd, Cardiff and Newport, students can enjoy city life, stunning beaches and breathtaking countryside. USW Newport is based in the heart of the city centre, USW Cardiff is home to creative industries students and USW Pontypridd is made up of two sites: Treforest and Glyntaff. Students across each location enjoy a busy Students’ Union, with plenty of sports teams, clubs and societies to choose from. There are also Halls of Residence available at each location. There’s plenty of support on offer, from a Careers and Employability Service to a Student Money Advice Team.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

Cardiff And Vale College (Barry)
Colcot Road
Barry
Vale Of Glamorgan, The
CF62 8YJ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Barry  0.5 miles away

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