Ideal for anyone who works to support children in social, family, voluntary, charitable or youth services, this Foundation degree gives you the chance to expand the knowledge you’ve developed in your career so far.
You’ll study a range of topics relevant to the implementation of governmental legislation, policies and strategies, gaining new academic skills that will help you to perform your role more effectively. These include learning and social development, communication skills, teamworking strategies, interventions, and health and welfare issues in the field of children’s services.
Studying alongside fellow professionals, you’ll reflect on your practical experience by looking at what you know and do well, as well as how you can improve your knowledge to be more effective.
You’ll graduate with a highly regarded qualification that will improve your work performance and your career opportunities. You can also use it as a stepping stone to study at Honours degree level.
You can complete this degree in two years during one afternoon/evening per week, alongside existing work commitments.
The majority of foundation degree students progress on to the BA (Hons) degree professional practice Top Up for a level 6 year, which is the third year of gaining a full undergraduate degree. This course is also one day per week full time at Leeds Trinity University. This allows students to progress onto further post graduate study such as social work, teacher training or master level study.