Ideal for anyone who works to support children in social, family, voluntary, charitable or youth services, this Foundation degree gives you the chance to expand the knowledge you’ve developed in your career so far.
You’ll study a range of topics relevant to the implementation of governmental legislation, policies and strategies, gaining new academic skills that will help you to perform your role more effectively. These include learning and social development, communication skills, teamworking strategies, interventions, and health and welfare issues in the field of children’s services.
Studying alongside fellow professionals, you’ll reflect on your practical experience by looking at what you know and do well, as well as how you can improve your knowledge to be more effective.
You’ll graduate with a highly regarded qualification that will improve your work performance and your career opportunities. You can also use it as a stepping stone to study at Honours degree level.
You can complete this degree in two years during one afternoon/evening per week, alongside existing work commitments.
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Graduates can progress to further study at Leeds Trinity on to the "top-up" BA (Hons) Professional Practice "top-up" - this third year of study leads to a full BA (Hons) degree.
Many students benefit within their existing work places from their academic achievements, seeking more specialist roles with children and young people or expanding into new areas of practice.
After completing the foundation degree and the top up level 6 year, many students continue to the MA Family Support or Teacher Training.