BSc (Hons) - Children and Young People's Health and Wellbeing
Do you want a career working with children and young people, making a difference in their lives? Here your real-world experience will be valued and you'll study health and wellbeing topics, including mental health.
Our course reflects contemporary practice-focused interventions to support individuals and communities, founded on a social justice approach to practice. You'll graduate passionate about the welfare of young people in the modern world.
On this children and young people's health and wellbeing degree, you will study a range of modules taught by a team of supportive lecturers with professional experience and academic specialisms. You will learn about the challenges and opportunities young people face, the contexts for these challenges and the support they require.
Your learning journey will provide you with opportunities to understand the core principles of social prescribing and the positive impact it can have on health and wellbeing outcomes, as part of a personalised care approach. It will also support you to understand the roles of key individuals, services and organisations in delivering a social prescribing pathway and the actions and processes required to support a successful referral to community provision.
In years one and two, you will get first-hand practice experience by undertaking placement opportunities where you can gain a RSPH Social Prescribing Award, that will help get you ready to go out into the world and make a difference in people’s lives.
On this course you will...
- Make links between real-world practice and academic learning by completing placements across the sector, reflecting on your learnings.
- Explore social prescribing to support people of all ages with diverse needs, whilst providing an opportunity to support and empower change in the community.
- Access excellent support and be taught by lecturers who get to know you as an individual and support your specific learning needs.
- Know your own life experience is valued and that you can build on your experiences to develop your academic, professional and personal skills.
- Be part of a vibrant and inclusive learning community of people who want to make a change in society and support young people's mental health and well-being.
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