University of Strathclyde: Child and Youth Care Studies

InstitutionUniversity of Strathclyde
Department School of Social Work and Social Policy View department profile
Telephone 0141 444 8600
Study type Taught


The programme is aimed at students with an interest in developing positive strategies for affirming and developing the professional identity of child and youth care practice. It draws from a variety of disciplines and approaches including child and youth care, social pedagogy, sociology, psychology, health, education, social work and social policy. You'll develop theoretically informed, practice-based understanding of issues related to the social, political and cultural contexts of children and youth.

The programme considers and examines theoretical and policy contexts, child development in the life space, management and leadership, intervention methods, critical reflection, relational practice and research methods.


University of Strathclyde
The School of Social Work and Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Work and Social Policy
Study at the Times Higher Education University of the Year 2019 - the only university to be awarded the UK-wide award for a second time. We're also ranked 3rd in the UK for Social Policy in the Complete University Guide 2020.

Here at the School of Social Work and Social Policy, our research and expertise contribute towards responding to challenges in society by shaping policy and practice.

We have partnerships with national and international agencies and are involved in ...

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