• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration

Overview

Are you passionate about supporting children and families? Would you like a career where you can tackle issues such as health inequalities and poverty? This exciting Child and Family Health and Wellbeing (Hons) degree from University of Derby offers you the ideal preparation.

  • Prepare for a fulfilling career in roles such as family support worker or community health worker
  • Gain invaluable skills and knowledge to support children and families to make their lives better
  • Build your experience through highly practical projects and a work placement
  • Conduct meaningful research into some of the most pressing issues facing children, families and society today
  • Engage with our enthusiastic and highly experienced teaching team who are dedicated to your success
  • Undertake assessments which reflect what happens in the workplace: there are no exams on this course
  • Choose to study at either Derby or Chesterfield, making the most of our exceptional learning facilities
  • Build a strong platform for further postgraduate study if you wish to specialise in a profession like nursing, social work or teaching.

Careers

This course will broaden your career scope at a time when exciting new roles are emerging in education, health, social care, community and voluntary settings. You’ll be ideally prepared for careers in:

  • Family Support
  • Health Promotion
  • Health Work in Schools
  • Community Work
  • Family Centres
  • Parenting Support
  • Childcare Teams
  • Targeted work with vulnerable families

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reflective Practice and Study Skills
  • Anti-discriminatory Practice with Children and Families
  • Social Pedagogy
  • Child Development and Health
  • Family, Community and Society
  • Protecting and Safeguarding Children
  • Developing Practice with Research Methods
  • Integrated Working with Children and Families
  • Family Learning
  • Creative Approaches with Children and Families
  • Family Mental Health and Parenting
  • Health and Nutrition
  • Integrated Practice Placement
  • Managing and Leading Work with Children and Families
  • Complex Health Conditions in Children
  • Resourcing Services and Social Enterprise
  • Independent Study

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • UCAS points - 112 (up to 16 from AS-levels).
  • Specific requirements at GCSE - GCSE Maths and English Grade C/Grade 4 (or above) or equivalent qualification
Alternative entry qualifications:
  • BTEC - DMM
  • Access to HE Diploma - 60 credits: 45 at level 3 with a minimum of Dist: 15 Merit: 24 Pass: 6

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14045 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Derby

  • 540 - 860 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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