MA Childhood Youth and Family Studies

Program Description

This course is aimed specifically for those wanting to work with children and/or families in a variety of settings. It will give you the skills and knowledge to pursue or develop your career in areas such as early years, nursery worker or manager, family support worker/manager, child protection, pastoral support roles in primary education. It runs alongside the MA in Childhood, Youth and Family Studies: Youth Work Pathway.

Your studies will provide a broad level of understanding which will allow you to build your knowledge and critically consider the theoretical underpinning of work across children’s, youth and family services. You will explore the cultural and social constructions of childhood, youth and families, including the impacts that such constructions have on children and young people’s everyday lives.
This course offers evidence-based knowledge and skills acquired from theory, practice, research and policy to the changing contexts of childhood, youth and families in a globalised world. You will be able to understand the relationship between children’s rights, the ideologies and responsibilities for welfare and the application of such in the diversity of experiences across children’s, young people and family lives.
This course will enhance your employability and career prospects across professional boundaries within children’s and young people’s services by facilitating the identification and the application of new learning within professional contexts.

Admission Requirements

Indian & Arab Students:-Bachelor's degree (55% or more  in an appropriate subject from a recognised university.

IELTS Requirements

Listening Reading Writing Speaking Overall
5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 6


Indian Students IELTS Waiver: - 

  • At least 70% marks in English language course in Higher Secondary School.
  • Punjab and Haryana Boards will not get IELTS waive off.

Course Features
  • Country United Kingdom
  • City Luton
  • State England
  • Course Duration 15 months
  • Application fee 0 GBP
  • Tuition fees per year 13,275 GBP
  • Cost of Living per year 10,000 GBP
  • Starting dates October
  • IELTS (Total) 6
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