Family Support and Wellbeing - BA Hons (Lancaster University)

B&FC

Qualification Obtained: Family Support and Wellbeing

Course Overview

The programme considers approaches to working with families, with a particular emphasis on working holistically with hard-to-reach families.   The programme is suitable for those in a wide variety of roles working directly with children, young people, and their families, including family/parent support workers and parenting practitioners, residential workers, leaving care workers, learning mentors, early intervention project workers, 'nurture group' workers, respite carers, and those working in children's/family centres.  You will be provided with the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of social, sociological, psychological and legislative theories and perspectives and apply these sensitively to your work with families.

The support and wellbeing nature of the degree will equip you with knowledge, skills and attitudes to work in the demanding roles of family support. Family support and wellbeing opportunities are increasingly being sought both locally. Regionally and nationally to support vulnerable families.

Course Entry Requirements

Only students who have studied the Foundation Degree in Family Support and Wellbeing or a Foundation Working with Young People at Blackpool and The Fylde College and have achieved a minimum of a pass will be considered for this top-up course.

2017 Entry Requirements

A new UCAS Tariff will be used for courses starting from September 2017, the new entry requirements are as follows;

Only students who have studied the Foundation Degree in Family Support and Wellbeing or a Foundation Working with Young People at Blackpool and The Fylde College and have achieved a minimum of a pass will be considered for this top-up course.

Study Options

Course Code: SM1HE99
UCAS Code: 3V5S
Start Date: 12/09/2016
End Date: 09/06/2017

Duration: 1 Year
Location of Study: University Centre

Course Code: SM1HE99
UCAS Code: 3V5S
Start Date: 12/09/2017
End Date: 09/06/2018

Duration: 1 Year
Location of Study: University Centre

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

Work Placement and Field Trips

Expert Tutors

Tuition Fees

Other Costs

Terms and Conditions

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B&FC

If you require any further information about this course please contact us on the following:

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01253 504 343

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Telephone

Course enquiries: 01253 504 343
General enquiries: 01253 352 352
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