Childhood Studies and Disability Studies (Top-up) BA (Hons) (Kaplan)

UCAS code LXN3

About this course

This course is only offered in territory in partnership with Kaplan. For more information click here.

If you are interested in working with children, young people and families within social care, education or health settings, the flexible nature of Childhood Studies and Disability Studies BA (Hons) may be just what you are looking for. This Society Joint Honours degrees provide you with a unique opportunity to develop knowledge, insight and understanding in two subject areas that complement each other whilst exploring a range of career pathways.

Childhood Studies takes views of childhood and youth as a focus of critical enquiry. It encourages you to consider the potential of children and young people to actively contribute to society.

caption: Group work is a key element on our Childhood Studies and Disability Studies BA (Hons).Disability Studies was designed in collaboration with the Disabled People’s Movement. You will explore disabled peoples access to their communities as well as the implications of human rights legislation on disabled people.

The experiential nature of learning provided by this degree may include group work, project work, seminars, fieldwork and placements.

You will be taught by a diverse team of academics from a range of professional backgrounds, many of whom are national and international consultants, researchers and authors in their field.

In the 2014 National Students’ Survey (NSS) 85% of Society Joint Honours students said they were satisfied with the quality of their courses.


Discover More (1)Our research, which aims to make a positive difference in the lives of disadvantaged individuals, groups and communities, is based on the belief that understanding their lives and circumstances, as well as how to overcome any challenges that they face, is often best generated by working collaboratively together.


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Level of Study Undergraduate

Mode of Study 3 years full-time

Location Coach Lane Campus, Northumbria University

City Newcastle

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Full time Courses starting in 2023 are primarily delivered via on-campus face to face learning but may include elements of online learning. We continue to monitor government and local authority guidance in relation to Covid-19 and we are ready and able to flex accordingly to ensure the health and safety of our students and staff.

Contact time is subject to increase or decrease in line with additional restrictions imposed by the government or the University in the interest of maintaining the health and safety and wellbeing of students, staff, and visitors, potentially to a full online offer, should further restrictions be deemed necessary in future. Our online activity will be delivered through Blackboard Ultra, enabling collaboration, connection and engagement with materials and people.


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