Childhood Studies FdSc

University of South Wales

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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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Full time | Merthyr Tydfil College | 2 Years | 19-SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
112th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
91st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
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 - 75 = 25% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Entry requirements
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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%
History
14%

Tuition fees

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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£12,600 per year
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Latest Children / Youth (Social Work) reviews

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

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

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%
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2 star 25%
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Student rating ( 4.1) 1,439 reviews

5 star 37%
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3 star 16%
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University of South Wales
CUG ranking
91st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.1)
The University of South Wales (USW) is one of the largest universities in Wales, offering students excellent opportunities and prospects. Many courses are accredited by professional bodies and employability is so important to USW, it is part of all the courses. 95% of USW graduates go on to employment or further study within six months of graduation (DLHE 2016). USW is in an exceptional part of the UK, with three campuses throughout south Wales. Students enjoy city life, countryside and coast. USW Newport is in the heart of the city and one of the university’s most iconic buildings. USW Cardiff is in a modern capital city, with everything from shopping and live sports, to music arts and history. USW Pontypridd is the largest campus, surrounded by green open spaces and made up of two sites: Treforest and Glyntaff.

Where you'll study

University of South Wales

Merthyr Tydfil College Ynysfach Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1AR United Kingdom Nearest train station: Pentre-bach  1.1 miles away