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MA in Childhood and Youth free course icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

MA in Childhood and Youth

This postgraduate degree offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of childhood and youth ? covering aspects of theory, policy and practice. It's for graduates with a background in childhood and youth studies; sociology; health and social care; anthropology; psychology; or education. It would be particularly relevant for those working with, or aspiring to work with, children and young people, as well as those who want to advance academically and professionally.

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Postgraduate Certificate in Childhood and Youth Studies free course icon

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Postgraduate Certificate in Childhood and Youth Studies

This certificate is for graduates from any discipline with a professional or personal interest in childhood and youth studies who wish to deepen their understanding of children's lives and develop critical analysis skills.

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Postgraduate Diploma in Childhood and Youth Studies free course icon

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Postgraduate Diploma in Childhood and Youth Studies

If you work with children and young people and wish to enhance your knowledge or would like to move into this field, this postgraduate diploma will deepen your understanding and develop your practice. While there is no work-based requirement, you will get the most out of the qualification if you have access to an appropriate setting. You will explore a wide range of issues within a global context, with featured case studies linking theory to practice, including: the family; the law; children's rights; politicised childhoods; participation and voice issues; consumerist childhoods; education; ethnicity and religion; child criminology; child sexuality; and multi-cultural childhoods. There is a strong focus on multi-agency working and inter-professional practice, and you will learn to use critical tools to analyse policy and to reflect on practice in ways that enable you to develop professionally and meet the diverse and changing needs of children and young people.

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BA (Honours) Early Childhood free course icon

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BA (Honours) Early Childhood

If you currently work with children from birth to seven years, or are looking to learn more about young children's lives and experiences, this degree could be of interest to you. You'll investigate early childhood from national and international perspectives with a focus on the central importance of children's voices and the participatory nature of young children's experiences. You'll also gain an understanding of early childhood in diverse social, cultural and multi-disciplinary contexts.

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Top-up BA (Honours) Early Childhood free course icon

Education & Development 

Top-up BA (Honours) Early Childhood

This top-up route enables experienced early years practitioners to gain our BA (Honours) Early Childhood in just one or two years. With an existing Foundation Degree, Higher National Diploma or Diploma of Higher Education in Early Years/Early Childhood, you'll advance your professional development by completing two modules that cover working with children, and how research contributes to our understanding of children and young people.

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BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies free course icon

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BA (Honours) Childhood and Youth Studies

What makes young people tick? What shapes and influences children's development? How can the adults who work with children support them more effectively? Childhood and youth studies is one of the UK's fastest growing academic disciplines. The OU is a pioneer in this field and over the last 15 years has developed this wide-ranging interdisciplinary degree for anyone working with children and young people or with a general interest in the field.

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Diploma of Higher Education in Early Childhood free course icon

Education & Development 

Diploma of Higher Education in Early Childhood

If you currently work with children from birth to seven years, or are looking to learn more about young children's lives and experiences, this diploma could be of interest to you. You'll investigate early childhood from national and international perspectives with a focus on the central importance of children's voices and the participatory nature of young children's experiences. In this diploma, you'll develop your understanding of policy and practice in early childhood. It will help prepare you further study and gives you a foundation for careers working with young children and their families across all sectors.

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Education & Development 

Diploma of Higher Education in Childhood and Youth Studies

Develop your understanding of the factors influencing and issues facing children and young people in a range of social and cultural contexts. This engaging and wide-ranging interdisciplinary diploma is for anyone working with children and young people or with a general interest in the field. You'll investigate policies, practices and issues affecting the lives of children and young people across a range of settings ? developing your knowledge, your analytical skills and improving your practice.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Early Childhood free course icon

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Certificate of Higher Education in Early Childhood

This certificate is relevant for anyone interested in young children's learning and development, including practitioners working in early-years settings or those wanting a career working with children from birth to seven years. In this certificate, you'll develop your understanding of policy and practice in early childhood. It will prepare you to engage with further study as a foundation for careers working with young children and their families across all sectors.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Education Studies (Primary) free course icon

 

Certificate of Higher Education in Education Studies (Primary)

Are you interested in the education of children aged between 3 and 12? Are you thinking about pursuing a career within education or becoming a primary school teacher? This certificate of higher education will give you a sound foundation for further study relevant to a range of roles within education. You'll be introduced to a variety of themes relating to primary education, and you'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to work collaboratively and equitably in a range of settings. An interdisciplinary approach will also broaden your understanding of childhood and children's lives and development.

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Certificate of Higher Education in Childhood and Youth Studies free course icon

Education & Development 

Certificate of Higher Education in Childhood and Youth Studies

Interested in how social, cultural and psychological influences impact on the lives of children and young people? This engaging and wide-ranging interdisciplinary certificate is for anyone working with children and young people or with a general interest in the field. You'll investigate policies, practices and issues affecting the lives of children and young people across a range of settings ? developing your knowledge, your analytical skills and improving your practice.

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Exploring childhood and youth

This module asks the question ?What does it mean to be a child or young person in today's world?? Explore children and young people's everyday lives (ages 0?23) and gain deeper insight into contemporary childhood and youth studies. You'll examine diverse experiences of childhood and youth in the UK and across the world, looking at topics including identity, disability, gender, and climate change. Do you work with or aspire to work with children and young people? We've designed it for anyone with an interest in the field of childhood and youth studies.

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