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BA (Hons) Families
& Childhood Studies

Families<br/> & Childhood Studies


Work experience placements available


support from programme team and academic tutorial systems 


in the Teaching Excellence Framework 

UCAS code: X162

Year of entry: 2019 2020

UCAS Tariff: 112

Duration: 3 YRS (FT) 6 YRS (PT)

Institution code: G53

Location: Wrexham

Why choose this course?


The community, children and families are at the heart of this course, which offers an excellent grounding to prepare for a range of employment sectors or an alternative route into teaching.

Students will:

  • complement academic study with work experience in a variety of community-based settings
  • gain an excellent understanding of issues relating to children, young people and families and their holistic development
  • draw on a wide range of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, philosophy, education, public health and human rights
  • investigates the changing dynamics within childhood, families and communities
  • become critically informed graduates with transferrable skills for employment


You can also choose to study this course as a foundation year BA (Hons) Families and Childhood Studies (four years including foundation year) UCAS Code: 14L1


Why not come to one of our informal drop-in information sessions? Staff from the Education Department will be available in The Study between 4.00pm and 6.00pm to discuss this programme. Drop-in sessions take place in The Study weekly on Wednesdays. Please see dates and register your interest here or drop in on the day.


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