36 months
15300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


A Childhood, Youth and Education Studies (Hons) degree at Coventry University may open the door to a range of rewarding areas of practice working with children and young people.

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If you are passionate about achieving the best outcomes for children and young people and you want to learn alongside like-minded people in an innovative learning environment, then the Childhood, Youth and Education Studies degree aims to both excite and challenge you. Our course offers you a flexible learning experience where you will have the opportunity to tailor your learning to develop the knowledge, skills and experience needed to pursue the particular area of work with children and young people you are most passionate about.

Investing in the education of children and young people is essential for the growth of individuals and communities that flourish. The Childhood, Youth and Education Studies (Hons) degree at Coventry University is designed for people who want to contribute to the learning and development of children and young people in a variety of educational settings. 

While on the course you will have the opportunity to explore important areas of educational practice, formal and informal, through both in-class learning and practical work experience. You can learn from academics and practice partners who currently collectively have experience across a range of relevant areas of study and practice.Over the course of your studies you will also have the opportunity to take part in a range of exciting international and UK based educational experiences.


The practical nature of the course means, upon successful graduation, you should have substantial placement experience, practical knowledge and problem-solving skills which can support a move into a range of different child-related professions or to study towards further professional qualifications, such as the PGCE if you would like to enter teaching, or an MA in Social Work if a career as a social worker appeals. There are also opportunities to branch out into other postgraduate courses such as MSc Psychology, for those interested in pursuing Educational Psychology. Please note further study opportunities are subject to competitive application, availability, meeting any applicable visa requirements, and additional costs may apply.

Past students who have successfully completed this course have had the opportunity to enter directly into a range of exciting roles in a range of settings. Examples of these include teaching assistant, SEN support officer, learning mentor, LAC (looked after child) advocate, youth worker, child and family support worker, children and young person’s case worker, children’s residential worker, as well as potentially setting up your own social enterprise.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Childhood and Youth in Context 
  • Theories of Education
  • Personal and Academic Development 
  • Skills for Working with Children and Young People 
  • Curricula for Learning and Development 
  • Safeguarding Children and Young People

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • 30 June - Late applications deadline
  • 4 July - UCAS Extra closes

If you’re an international student and are interested in applying for a Foundation year, HNC, HND or Degree course then you’ll need to apply to us directly.


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Level: BBB - BCC
  • IB Diploma: 27 points
  • GCSE requirement: Minimum 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 / A*-C including English Language and Maths

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15300 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Coventry

656 - 1057 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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