On this course you can:
Studying in the School of Education and Continuing Studies can lead you onto a variety of career pathways, some of which may require postgraduate study. You will be able to apply for a range of roles in education, social care and health related areas.
Please note that this course does not provide Qualified Teacher Status.
Here are some routes our graduates have pursued:
In each year you will spend two-thirds of your study time in Childhood and Youth Studies courses, with the remaining third in units offered by the Psychology department. In your first year, you will study this programme:
In your second year you will consolidate the work of your first year, while making choices to focus your degree on a specific area of interest. Youll also have the opportunity to experience paid or voluntary work with children and young people as part of the Faculty electives programme.
Your third year will give you the opportunity to specialise through your choice of dissertation topic and a further range of optional units.
Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).
Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.
All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.
IELTS band : 6 CAE score : 75(Grade B)
To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you totake an IELTS test. More About IELTS
240-300 points from 3 A levels or equivalent.
English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
No work experience is required.
"The Academic Excellence Scholarship can provide up to a 50 % reduction in tuition per semester. These scholarships will be renewed if the student maintains superior academic performance during each semester of their 3-year Bachelor programme. The scholarship will be directly applied to the student’s tuition fees."
Bursary for UK students all subjects where the variable tuition fee rate is payable.
Alumni Bursary for UK Undergraduate students
* The scholarships shown on this page are suggestions first and foremost. They could be offered by other organisations than University of Portsmouth.