Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology (Hons), B.A. | University of Portsmouth | Portsmouth, United Kingdom
36 months
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17200 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

On this Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology (Hons) degree from University of Portsmouth, you'll explore the issues affecting children and young people aged 8–18, and the role of the criminal justice system and the causes of crime – as well as how these subject areas interconnect.

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Overview

Learning from academic researchers and staff with experience as practitioners in the field, you'll focus on young people’s development, learning and relationships, and delve into the complex policies, practices and societal pressures that impact them.

You'll also have the chance to focus your childhood and youth studies on a particular specialism - education and teaching, community and youth/family provision, or leadership and enterprise.

After the Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology (Hons) degree from University of Portsmouth , you'll graduate with the skills and knowledge for a rewarding career working with children and young people in a variety of settings, including youth intervention, youth justice and social work.

Course highlights 

  • Spend two-thirds of your time at the School of Education and Sociology, examining topics around child development, education, psychology, health and social work
  • Spend your remaining time studying at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, learning about crime, punishment and rehabilitation
  • Practise real-world scenarios in our Family Assessment Room, where you'll examine how parents and children feel during family meetings, and explore your responsibilities as a practitioner
  • Tailor your studies to your career goals and interests, and have the option to complete pre-entry qualifications for a career in probation work or community justice
  • Enrich your learning and build relationships with potential employers by volunteering, studying abroad or doing a work placement alongside your studies
  • Develop a set of key transferable life and career skills, including critical thinking, team working, empathy and problem solving

Careers and opportunities

Understanding the factors that shape the early years helps us support young people as they move through life, especially at times of difficulty.

With its two distinct yet interrelated subject areas, this Childhood and Youth Studies with Criminology degree will prepare you for a range of careers working on behalf of children and young people.

You'll graduate with the knowledge and insight to advocate for young people's futures in relation to the challenges they face, including those connected to crime and the law.

There's significant demand for graduates who have the expert skills and knowledge to work with young people and children in the community in this way, particularly since the pandemic and its impact on education.

You'll also gain valuable transferable skills, including leadership, people management and contextual communication.

What can you do with a childhood and youth studies with criminology degree?

After the course, you could work in areas such as:

  • youth work

  • law enforcement and the police

  • social work

  • social justice

  • children's rights

  • social policy

  • probation

  • educational welfare

  • health promotion

  • teaching

Placement year and work experience

After your second or third year, you can do a paid placement in a youth work setting. You'll have the opportunity to make a positive difference to young people while applying your knowledge and boosting your employability.

Previous students have put their skills to work at organisations such as:

  • Portsmouth in the Community (PitC)
  • KidsOut
  • Victim Support

We’ll help you secure a placement that fits your ambitions. You’ll get mentoring and support to get the most out of your placement year. 

This course also allows you to take the Learning From Experience (LiFE) option. This means you can earn credits towards your degree for work, volunteer and research placements that you do alongside your study.

We can also help you identify additional work experience, internship and voluntary opportunities that complement your studies.

You could also choose to set up your own business, or take a voluntary placement.

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Becoming a Researcher

  • Child and Youth Development

  • Criminal Justice

  • Understanding Childhoods

  • Understanding Criminology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A levels - BBC-BCC

  • UCAS points - 104-112 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent (calculate your UCAS points)

  • T-levels - Merit

  • BTECs (Extended Diplomas) - DMM

  • International Baccalaureate - 25

  • Applicants must pass Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) before starting their professional placement working with children and young people.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17200 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA students: At the University of Portsmouth an EU Scholarship will be applied to your fees reducing them to the same amount as UK students.

  • EU Students: £9,250 a year (including Transition Scholarship)

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

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

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Scholarships Information

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Available Scholarships

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Grant
5000 GBP
Deadline
16 Aug 2024
Chancellor's Global Academic Merit Scholarship
Merit-based

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University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Grant
6000 GBP
Deadline
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Sport Scholarship
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University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Grant
3000 GBP
Deadline
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Greenwich Hospital Bursary
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1700 GBP
Deadline
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Care Leavers Bursary
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1600 GBP
Deadline
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Vice Chancellor's Global Development Scholarship
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Provided by university
Grant
1000 GBP
Deadline
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Stand Alone Bursary
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University of Portsmouth
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Provided by university
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750 GBP
Deadline
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University of Portsmouth Bursary
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Provided by university
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500 GBP
Deadline
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Young Carers Bursary
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Various benefits
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Unite Scholarship – a free place in halls
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Independent provider
Grant
15000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amberscholar Scholarship
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Grant
8000 GBP
Deadline
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Independent provider
Grant
7000 USD
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
Amber Scholarship For September Intake
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Amber Student
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Grant
1000000 INR
Deadline
Anytime
Education Future International Scholarship
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Education Future
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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Grant
1652 GBP
Deadline
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UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
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1000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
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Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
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500 GBP
Deadline
31 Aug 2024
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Various benefits
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31 Dec 2024
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40000 USD
Deadline
25 Mar 2025
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10000 USD
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25 Mar 2025
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Various benefits
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Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
13 Sep 2024
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25000 USD
Deadline
20 Sep 2024
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5000 USD
Deadline
25 Aug 2024
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5000 CAD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
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3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
Deadline
17 Sep 2024
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Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Jul 2024
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500 USD
Deadline
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L. Austin Weeks Undergraduate Grant
Merit-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
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Anonymous Hope Fund
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Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
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Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
Global Innovation Challenge
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3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
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2000 USD
Deadline
31 Jul 2024
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2000 USD
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20 Aug 2024
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1000 GBP
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1000 USD
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1000 USD
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1000 USD
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10 Dec 2024
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1000 USD
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31 Oct 2024
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1000 USD
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17 Sep 2024
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750 USD
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23 Nov 2024
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10000 USD
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