University of Strathclyde: Child and Youth Care Studies
|Institution||University of Strathclyde View institution profile|
|Department||School of Social Work and Social Policy|
|Telephone||0141 444 8600|
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.
|Level||SCQF Level 11|
To be eligible for this course you require a first degree or relevant professional qualification, or a combination of qualifications and experience demonstrating capacity for postgraduate study.
You’ll also require sufficient access to child care settings through which you can evidence programme and practice requirements. This will involve you working or volunteering in a child care setting either part or full-time throughout the duration of the programme.
The programme is delivered entirely online with no attendance required. Modules involve a range of individual and group tasks in addition to live online sessions where the student group will participate in online seminars.
Classes include: Globalised Childhood: Theoretical and Policy Contexts, Child Development in the Life space, Management and Leadership, Critical Reflection and Relational Practise, Interventions, Research Methods and a Masters Research Project.
The University of Strathclyde
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The University of Strathclyde in Glasgow is one of the UK’s leading universities, meeting the needs of students, employers, industry and the wider community through its teaching, research and consultancy. Founded in 1796 and granted its Royal Charter in 1964, the ethos of ‘useful learning’ has always been at the heart of what Strathclyde offers. Today, Strathclyde welcomes more than 22,000 full-time students from over 100 countries who are attracted by the University’s strong academic reputation and stimulating study environment.
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