University of Greenwich

Course Introduction

This programme is aimed at graduates who want to work with children, families and young people in either the statutory or third sector. It provides new and existing practitioners an opportunity to critically examine the theory and practice of informal education which relies on establishing voluntary participation, takes place in groups and is focussed on the personal development of young people and communities in the context of wider social networks and collective engagement with issues of social justice. The programme provides the opportunity to gain practical experience of working within the children, families and young people's sector as all students undertake practice placements. The programme will give you the skills to work with young people and communities to develop effective communication and engagement, child and person development, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the child, supporting transitions, multi'agency working and sharing information.

Course Additional Entry

A degree (Minimum 2.2, lower 2nd Class Honours) in a humanities or social science degree. Plus a years voluntary experience within the children, families or young people's sector. Applicants are expected to attend an interview.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Part Time
PgCert £7,200  Whole course. First year home fees